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    • thuya géant
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    • western redcedar
    • western red cedar
    • canoe cedar
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    • Thuja plicata

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Recent observations

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Square

What

western red cedar Thuja plicata

Observer

toddfolsom

Date

April 19, 2015

Description

these are everywhere in the preserve

Photos / Sounds

What

western redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

rayotto

Date

April 4, 2015 12:06 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

western redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

twelch

Date

April 4, 2015 12:06 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western red cedar Thuja plicata

Observer

greg_ross

Date

March 29, 2015

Description

Very large tree over 100 ft high with long drooping branches. Very small scale like leaves with brown tips covering new growth.

Photos / Sounds

What

western redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

seakay

Date

April 28, 2012

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

murray_dawson

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

What

western redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

tfyoder

Date

March 10, 2015 05:32 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

Date

the past

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No photos or sounds

Date

the past

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What

western red cedar Thuja plicata

Observer

elainedickson

Date

February 15, 2015

Description

I saw this near my house in Toronto.

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What

Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

jmaughn

Date

February 13, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

rileypollom

Date

February 11, 2015 08:16 AM PST
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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

No range data available.