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Eastern White Cedar
Thuja occidentalis 'pendula'
Eastern white cedar in the northeast triangle
Eastern white cedar factoids:
This plant is not a cedar, in the genus Cedrus like our Cedar of Lebanon, but a cypress in the family Cupressaceae.
Also, a common name for this plant is the eastern white cedar, even though the species name occidentalis means western.
It is an evergreen conifer, with the cones looking like small spiked berries.
Our specimen is a pendulous or weeping cultivar, which makes it look sad.
Commonly sold at lawn and garden centers as arborvitae
Flattened scaly needles/leaves with spiky berries or cones
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