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  • Portuguese
    • Tuia-gigante
  • Scientific Names
    • Thuja plicata
  • English
    • western red cedar
    • canoe cedar
    • western redcedar
  • French
    • thuya géant

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Recent observations

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

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mrfish33

Date

June 20, 2016

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

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momo23

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June 19, 2016 03:36 PM PDT

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

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shawnmoffitt

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June 3, 2016 02:28 PM PDT

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

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braysenhaines

Date

June 3, 2016 12:06 PM HST

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

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laceyccc

Date

June 3, 2016 12:59 PM PDT

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

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jacobbrown

Date

June 3, 2016

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

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justin98

Date

June 3, 2016 12:05 PM PDT

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

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tallyn

Date

June 6, 2016

Description

scale-like leaves
arranged on the twigs in flat, fan-like sprays
strong scent

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

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garcilazol

Date

June 3, 2016 12:17 PM HST

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

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survey1998

Date

November 30, 1998

Description

1998 survey Holt R.F., J.B. Korol and Machmer, M.M. 1998.

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

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hannahmiller376

Date

June 3, 2016

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

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lianamay

Date

June 6, 2016 02:56 PM EDT
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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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