Among the valuable works of Professor Sargent in his recent investigations in American Forestry, the London Gardener's Chronicle says: "From an economic point of view perhaps the most striking and important fact elicited is the value of Cupressus Lawsoniana as a timber tree. Hitherto we have considered this as an ornamental tree only, but it appears from the investigation of these gentlemen that the Port Orford Cedar - now ascertained to be Cupressus Lawsoniana - is one of the most important timber trees of the Pacific coast.