Taxon

Thuja plicata

 
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Thuja plicata - Pacific red-cedar, western red cedar
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Common name: Pacific red-cedar, western red cedar
Family: Cupressaceae (cypress family)
Distribution: Alaska, w Canada, w USA
IUCN Red list: Least concern
Regional red list: Yellow-listed British Columbia
Life form: Tree
Leaf Persistence: Evergreen
Timber: Thuja plicata is an important timber tree. Its soft but extremely durable wood is valued for home construction, production of shakes and shingles, and many other uses. Native Americans of the Northwest Coast used it to build lodges, totem poles, and seagoing canoes. Many cultivars are grown for ornament, and the species is managed for timber in Europe and New Zealand. (FNA)
Links: E-Flora BCFlora of ChinaFlora of North AmericaTreeLib

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  • 1: Asian Garden • Accession: 2009-0328.01 • Provenance: Wild
  • 2: • Accession: 2016-0421.138 • Provenance: Wild
  • 3: • Accession: 2016-0421.126 • Provenance: Wild
  • 4: • Accession: 2016-0421.127 • Provenance: Wild
  • 5: • Accession: 2016-0421.128 • Provenance: Wild
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  • 8: • Accession: 2016-0421.131 • Provenance: Wild
  • 9: • Accession: 2016-0421.132 • Provenance: Wild
  • 10: • Accession: 2016-0421.133 • Provenance: Wild
  • 11: • Accession: 2016-0421.134 • Provenance: Wild
  • 12: • Accession: 2016-0421.135 • Provenance: Wild
  • 13: • Accession: 2016-0421.396 • Provenance: Wild
  • 14: • Accession: 2016-0421.137 • Provenance: Wild
  • 15: • Accession: 2016-0421.123 • Provenance: Wild
  • 16: • Accession: 2016-0421.139 • Provenance: Wild
  • 17: • Accession: 2016-0421.140 • Provenance: Wild
  • 18: • Accession: 2016-0421.141 • Provenance: Wild
  • 19: • Accession: 2016-0421.142 • Provenance: Wild
  • 20: • Accession: 2016-0421.143 • Provenance: Wild
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