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for context, see daily account on 3/31 at Pack Forest. this tree is right outside the lounging room. it has certain branches with bright red-tipped needles, and some very small, down-hanging cones. one of 17 western washington connifers.

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Lawson's Cypress - Photo (c) Andreas Balzer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
akumar's ID: Lawson's Cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana)
Posted by akumar about 5 years ago (Flag)
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Lawson's Cypress - Photo (c) Andreas Balzer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tewksjj's ID: Lawson's Cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana)
Posted by tewksjj about 5 years ago (Flag)
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I think that is right, based on the somewhat elongate scales (leaves). These look longer, and a bit more pointed, than what I would expect from Thuja.

Posted by tewksjj about 5 years ago (Flag)
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Lawson's Cypress - Photo (c) Andreas Balzer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
erwin_pteridophilos's ID: Lawson's Cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana)
Posted by erwin_pteridophilos 7 days ago (Flag)
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Lawson's Cypress - Photo (c) Andreas Balzer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
nutcracker's ID: Lawson's Cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana)
Posted by nutcracker 7 days ago (Flag)
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The "bright red-tipped needles" are immature pollen (male) cones.

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Lawson's Cypress - Photo (c) Andreas Balzer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
akumar's ID: Lawson's Cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana)
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Lawson's Cypress - Photo (c) Andreas Balzer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Lawson's Cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana)
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