The color of the bark on a cypress tree depends upon the variety of cypress. For instance, baldcypress trees have brown bark that is similar to the color of cinnamon. However, Arizona cypress trees have bark that ranges from gray to brown and can even be various shades of red or purple when it is shed.
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