Thuja occidentalis L.  
Family: Cupressaceae
eastern arborvitae, northern white-cedar
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Paul Drobot  
Etymology: Thuja: ancient name of some resin-bearing evergreen
Plants: perennial, 40'-50' tall, evergreen tree
Leaves: mostly scale-like 1/16-1/8" in 4 rows flattened from sides
Fruits: 1/2" long cones mostly bell-shaped
Habitat: dry to wet; swamps, limestone
Conservation Status: Native
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
Thuja occidentalis image
Paul Drobot  
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Darrin Kimbler  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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