Arizona Cypress
Cupressus Arizonica Greene

OTHER COMMON NAMES Ciprés de Arizona, Ciprés azul, Ciprés blanco
SYNONYMS Cupressus glabra Sudw.
FAMILY Cupressaceae
ORDER Coniferales
CLASS Pinopsida
DIVISION Pinophyta

It is native to the South of the United States and North Mexico.
This tree can reach a height of 20 m. When young, it has a dense top horizontal branches.
It has a fibrous, cracked and greyish-brown bark.
Its scaly leaves are green-grey or blueish. They have resin glands, sharp and prominent apex.
Its ending female inflorescence is green. It has rounded or oblong cones of 2.5-3 cm (diameter) They are formed by 6-8 scales.
It has a blue fruit, which becomes greyish-brown when ripe. The fruit ripens twice per year. It has several seeds.