scales tiny in opposite pairs cover flat twigs.
Lots of this species in this park.
Branches are spreading
Thinking it may be a a spruce or a fir
This specimen was seen within the cemetery grounds. It is a mature tree attaining a height of about thirty meters. It is somewhat south of its native range, and thus i suspect was planted as a special specimen tree within the cemetery.
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.