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    • Thuja plicata
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    • Western redcedar
    • western red cedar
    • canoe cedar

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Recent observations

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Western redcedar Thuja plicata

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gbentall

Date

August 24, 2014 06:53 PM PDT

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Western Red Cedar Thuja plicata

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claudiusbw

Date

July 8, 2014 10:26 AM PDT

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Western red cedar Thuja plicata

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claudiusbw

Date

July 8, 2014 10:09 AM PDT

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western red cedar Thuja plicata

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 4, 2014

Description

These old growth Western red cedar were seen along the Berg Lake Trail in the Robson Valley. Some of these trees are over one thousand years old and exceed two metres in breadth {dbh}.

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romerm92

Date

April 15, 2014

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western red cedar Thuja plicata

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kasiditn

Date

June 1, 2014

Place

Juanita Bay Park (Google, OSM)

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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kiana

Date

April 6, 2014

Place

Carkeek Park, Seattle, WA, US (Google, OSM)

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Western Red Cedar Thuja plicata

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acramos92

Date

April 4, 2014

Description

Thuja plicata. Cupressineae (cypress) family. While not a true cedar, this tree species is common within the Tsuga heterophylla zone. Marked by its scaly, flat-lying leaves and reddish bark. These trees can reach 210' in height with a flaring trunk and drooping branches.

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Western redcedar Thuja plicata

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m3r41ck

Date

May 6, 2014

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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eco-chic

Date

April 30, 2014

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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msmith89

Date

April 12, 2014

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western red cedar Thuja plicata

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clarem

Date

June 11, 2014
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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.

No range data available.