Monterey cypress

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Monterey cypress

Hesperocyparis macrocarpa

  • Scales opposite, two per node
  • Cones woody, spherical
Monterey cypress

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Monterey cypress

Chinese juniper

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Chinese juniper

Juniperus chinensis

  • Scales two or three per node
  • Cones fleshy
  • Small tree with twisted branches and brown bark
Chinese juniper

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Chinese juniper

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Western juniper

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Western juniper

Juniperus grandis

  • Scales two or three per node
  • Cones fleshy
  • Large tree with upright columnar form, straight branches, and reddish brown bark
Western juniper

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Western juniper

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Giant sequoia

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Giant sequoia

Sequoiadendron giganteum

  • Scales alternate, one per node
  • Cones woody
Giant sequoia

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Giant sequoia

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American arbor vitae

American arbor vitae

Thuja occidentalis

  • Scales opposite, two per node
  • Cones woody, egg-shaped
  • Leaves two per node
American arbor vitae
American arbor vitae