Sargent cypress

Sar·​gent cypress | \ -jənt- \
variants: or less commonly Sargent's cypress

Definition of Sargent cypress

: a shrub or bushy tree (Cupressus sargentii) of western North America having dark green acute glandular pitted leaves

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History and Etymology for Sargent cypress

probably after Charles Sprague Sargent †1927 American dendrologist

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“Sargent cypress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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