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Cypress, symbol of Tuscany

So … if you’re always asking questions like me, you might have wondered how the pencil-thin cypress, a conifer, got to feature on every hilltop, along every driveway, and beside every castle and church in Tuscany. It’s not even indigenous to Italy. The Cupressus sempervirens, also known (in more recent times) as the Mediterranean or…
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