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Cypress: Kashmir Cypress Cupressus cashmeriana

FAMILY: CUPRESSACEAE (Cypress Family)

The Kashmir cypress Cupressus cashmeriana, native to Tibet, has flat sprays of leaves that are blue-gray and hang from graceful, drooping branches, creating the look of a misty waterfall. It has been cultivated around Buddhist temples in Sikkim, Bhutan, Assam, and nearby areas of Tibet and India.