Northern White-Cedar (Thuja occidentalis)
[ Trees > Conifers > Cedars . . . ] Forest Type: Boreal Bog
by Michael Kuo
Habitat: Often in nearly pure stands in bogs and along coasts.
Stature: 50-80 feet high; to 2 feet in diameter; pyramid-shaped or irregular.
Needles: Scale-like; rounded; dark yellowish green; fairly soft.
Bark: Thin; in interlaced, hairy strips that begin to peel away; reddish brown to dark gray.
Cones: Under 1/2 inch; leathery.
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Kuo, M. (2005, January). Northern White-Cedar (Thuja occidentalis). Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/trees/thuja_occidentalis.html