In the United States, Montezuma baldcypress is known only from the Rio Grande Valley in Cameron and Hidalgo counties of extreme southern Texas. It is common and widespread in Mexico [10,12].
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- 12. Standley, P. C. 1924. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contrib. U.S. Nat. Herb. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Press; 23: 849-1312.