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  • English
    • Western Redcedar
    • Western Red Cedar
    • canoe cedar
  • Portuguese
    • Tuia-gigante
  • Scientific Names
    • Thuja plicata
  • French
    • thuya géant

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Recent observations

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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rmcminds

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August 14, 2016 01:03 PM PDT

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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rainbowcoda

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September 24, 2016 04:28 PM PDT

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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vulpes

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September 22, 2016 01:03 PM MDT

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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vulpes

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September 22, 2016 02:20 PM MDT

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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vulpes

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September 22, 2016 01:00 PM MDT

Description

In cathedral grove

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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mrfish33

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August 16, 2016 12:52 PM PDT

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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almitra

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September 17, 2016 10:22 AM PDT

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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kathawk

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September 16, 2016 01:55 PM PDT

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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wisel

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September 15, 2016 10:16 AM PDT

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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wisel

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September 15, 2016 10:15 AM PDT

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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vicfazio3

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September 3, 2016 03:58 PM EDT

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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swells

Date

September 13, 2016 12:24 PM HST
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Description from Wikipedia

Thuja plicata, commonly called Western or Pacific redcedar,giant or western arborvitae,giant cedar, or shinglewood, is a species of Thuja, an evergreen coniferous tree in the cypress family Cupressaceae native to western North America. Despite its common names, it does not belong with the true cedars within the genus Cedrus. It is the Provincial tree of British Columbia, and has extensive applications for the indigenous First Nations of the Pacific Northwest.

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Conservation Summary

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