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

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Recent observations

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What

western redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

marynavarro

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

scales tiny in opposite pairs cover flat twigs.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

richleighton

Date

April 13, 2014 04:05 PM PDT

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What

Western redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

kianasmith

Date

April 4, 2014

Place

Southwest County Park, Edmonds WA, USA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Red Cedar Thuja plicata

Observer

jstrauss513

Date

April 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

western red cedar Thuja plicata

Observer

kianasmith

Date

April 4, 2014

Description

Lots of this species in this park.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Red Cedar Thuja plicata

Observer

emilywarnock

Date

April 6, 2014 01:05 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

richleighton

Date

April 4, 2014 04:14 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Red Cedar Thuja plicata

Observer

brytonseyfert

Date

April 2, 2014

Place

discovery park (Google, OSM)

Description

Branches are spreading

Thinking it may be a a spruce or a fir

Cone bearing

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What

Western redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

calopteryx

Date

July 30, 2006

Photos / Sounds

What

Western redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

March 13, 2014

Description

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.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

tikaani

Date

December 2, 2013

Place

Seattle (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

vedran_lastovcic

Date

March 12, 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.