Cedrus libani subsp. brevifolia
Common name: 
Cypress Cedar
Cyprian Cedar
Pronunciation: 
SE-drus LIB-an-i brev-i-FO-lee-a
Family: 
Pinaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
C. libani 'Brevifolia'
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen, to about 40 ft [12 m] high or more, generally smaller than species.  Leaves (needles) are shorter than those of the species, about 6-12 mm long, seed cones are also smaller.
  • Sun.  Prefers well-drained and somewhat dry soil.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone (5) 6     Native to Cypress and southwestern Turkey.
  • brevifolia: from Latin brevis, short, and folium, leaf.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden
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