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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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What

Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

malculbertson

Date

May 27, 2015

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Observer

mdkm

Date

the past

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What

Western Red Cedar Thuja plicata

Observer

dtran280

Date

April 8, 2015

Description

Trunk base flared, buttressed; branches droop.

Scales tiny, in opposite pairs; cover flat twigs.

Cone is 1/2'', elliptical, in upright clusters

Bark gray to reddis, fibrous.

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Square

What

western redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

saamherman

Date

May 26, 2015 11:40 AM PDT

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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whodunnit10

Date

the past

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

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malculbertson

Date

April 5, 2015

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What

western red cedar Thuja plicata

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mikashouse

Date

May 24, 2015 01:08 PM PDT

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Western red cedar Thuja plicata

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wendy_anthony

Date

May 22, 2015 05:19 PM PDT

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What

western redcedar Thuja plicata

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iain_reid

Date

May 22, 2015 06:58 PM HST

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

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mongoose57

Date

May 23, 2015 02:32 PM PDT

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

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rkcampbell

Date

May 23, 2015 01:54 PM PDT

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What

Western red cedar Thuja plicata

Observer

wendy_anthony

Date

May 22, 2015 05:19 PM PDT
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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.