western redcedar

Thuja plicata

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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. It is not a true cedar of the genus Cedrus.

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  1. (c) Nicholas Sly, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/7846522
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thuja_plicata

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