"A genus of plants of the natural order Coniferae, allied to the cypress, and consisting of evergreen trees and shrubs with compressed or flattened branchlets-small, scale-like, imbricated leaves-and monaecious flowers, which have 4-celled anthers, and the scales of the strobiles with two upright ovules." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Arbor Vitae

"A genus of plants of the natural order Coniferae, allied to the cypress, and consisting of evergreen…

Also known as Cupressus arizonica. A species of cypress found in the southwest of North America.

Branch of Arizona Cypress

Also known as Cupressus arizonica. A species of cypress found in the southwest of North America.

Also known as Chamaecyparis thyoides. Native to the eastern part of the United States.

Branch of Atlantic White Cypress

Also known as Chamaecyparis thyoides. Native to the eastern part of the United States.

An image of a bald cypress, in pyramidal cultivated form. It is otherwise known as taxodium distichum, and is native to the southeastern United States.

Bald Cypress in Cultivated Form

An image of a bald cypress, in pyramidal cultivated form. It is otherwise known as taxodium distichum,…

An image of a bald cypress in swamp form, with aerating roots, or knees. It is otherwise known as taxodium distichum, and is native to the southeastern United States.

Bald Cypress in Swamp Form

An image of a bald cypress in swamp form, with aerating roots, or knees. It is otherwise known as taxodium…

Also known as Juniperus californica. A species of juniper native mainly to California.

Branch of California Juniper

Also known as Juniperus californica. A species of juniper native mainly to California.

A coin of Cypress, representing the temple of Venus. It shows that she was worshiped in this island in the form of a meta, or conical stone (as in India).

Coin of Cypress

A coin of Cypress, representing the temple of Venus. It shows that she was worshiped in this island…

A coin of Paphos, now Baffo, in the island of Cypress.  It shows that Venus was the deity worshiped there when she was referred to as the Paphian Goddess.

Coin of Paphos

A coin of Paphos, now Baffo, in the island of Cypress. It shows that Venus was the deity worshiped there…

A species of cypress endemic to coastal California.

Branch of Cupressus Goveniana

A species of cypress endemic to coastal California.

Cupressus macnabiana is a small tree, growing twenty feet tall. The tree forms a dense, pyramidal head. The tree is native to California.

Cupressus Macnabiana

Cupressus macnabiana is a small tree, growing twenty feet tall. The tree forms a dense, pyramidal head.…

Cupressus sempervirens is a variety of cypress. The tree grows eighty feet tall with erect, horizontal branches. The trees have dark green foliage.

Cupressus Sempervirens

Cupressus sempervirens is a variety of cypress. The tree grows eighty feet tall with erect, horizontal…

A Weeping Golden Japanese Cypress.

Cypress

A Weeping Golden Japanese Cypress.

"Branch and Fruit of the Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Cypress

"Branch and Fruit of the Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Cypress tree.

Cypress

Cypress tree.

A conifer which belongs to the redwoods. They are of the cupressaceae genus.

Sequoia Gigantea

A conifer which belongs to the redwoods. They are of the cupressaceae genus.

Genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae. This juniper is found in barren soil form, in east Florida.

Juniper in Barren Soil Form

Genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae. This juniper is found in barren soil form, in east…

Genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae. This juniper is in pyramidal form, found in Potomac Valley, Washington, D.C.

Juniper in Pyramidal Form

Genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae. This juniper is in pyramidal form, found in Potomac…

Also known as Chamaecyparis lawsoniana. Native to the southwest of Oregon to the far northwest of California.

Branch of Lawson's Cypress

Also known as Chamaecyparis lawsoniana. Native to the southwest of Oregon to the far northwest of California.

Also known as Cupressus pigmaea. Native to California.

Branch of Mendocino Cypress

Also known as Cupressus pigmaea. Native to California.

Also known as Cupressus macrocarpa. A species of cypress that is endemic to the Central Coast of California.

Branch of Monterey Cypress

Also known as Cupressus macrocarpa. A species of cypress that is endemic to the Central Coast of California.

Also known as Chamaecyparis nootkatensis. Native to the west coast of North America, ranging from Alaska to California.

Branch of Nootka Cypress

Also known as Chamaecyparis nootkatensis. Native to the west coast of North America, ranging from Alaska…

This evergreen is native of the United States, usually flourishes under wet and humid environments.

Sequoia Sempervirens

This evergreen is native of the United States, usually flourishes under wet and humid environments.

Also known as Cupressus macnabiana.

Branch of Shasta Cypress

Also known as Cupressus macnabiana.