Chamaecyparis thyoides, Atlantic white cedar

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FamilyCupressaceae
Scientific_NameChamaecyparis thyoides
Common_NameAtlantic white cedar
HabitLarge Tree
RangeNW NE C
SiteMoist, Wet
FoliageScale-like, small glands visible
BarkThin, ashy gray to reddish brown, divided into flat ridges
Fruit3 mm long, laterally winged seeds in a glaucous, greenish to bluish, globose cone. Older cones are woody.
CommentMore common in NW Florida, this species is very narrowly distributed in bays of NE and Central Florida.