northern whitecedar

Thuja occidentalis

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Thuja occidentalis, also known as northern white-cedar or eastern arborvitae, is an evergreen coniferous tree, in the cypress family Cupressaceae, which is native to eastern Canada and much of the north, central and upper Northeastern United States, but widely cultivated as an ornamental plant. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753, and the binomial name remains current.

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  1. (c) Donna Pomeroy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/4684247
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thuja_occidentalis

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