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Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Atlantic white cedar

       
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Photo of Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements.
 
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Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

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Synonyms:
Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

  CHHE4 Chamaecyparis henryae H.L. Li
  CHTHH Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. henryae (H.L. Li) Little
  CUTH Cupressus thyoides L.
  CUTHH Cupressus thyoides L. ssp. henryae (H.L. Li) Silba
 

Distribution:
Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

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USA (AL, CT, DE, FL, GA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA)

Subordinate Taxa:
Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

View 19 genera in Cupressaceae, 4 species in Chamaecyparis
 

Classification:
Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

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Domain
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Coniferophyta – Conifers
Class Pinopsida
Order Pinales
Family Cupressaceae – Cypress family
Genus Chamaecyparis Spach – cedar
Species Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. – Atlantic white cedar
 

Threatened and Endangered Information:
Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.

Georgia:
Atlantic white cedar              Rare
Maine:
Atlantic white-cedar              Special Concern
New York:
Atlantic white-cedar              Rare
Pennsylvania:
Atlantic white cedar              Extirpated
 

More Accounts and Images:
Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

View species account from USDA Forest Service Fire Effects Information System (FEIS).

View species account and distribution map from Flora of North America (FNA).

View species account, photographs, and distribution from USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants.

View species account from ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN).

View taxonomic account from Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) for ITIS Taxonomic Serial Number 18046.

View species account from Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (NPIN).

View species account from Native American Ethnobotany (University of Michigan - Dearborn).

 

Related Web Sites:
Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

Atlantic White Cedar: Ecology, Restoration, and Management Symposium

CT-University of Connecticut Plant Database

GA-Georgia Wildlife Resources Division

Gymnosperms.org

MI-Michigan State University Extension

NC-North Carolina State University Plant Fact Sheets

NC-Trees of the Maritime Forest (NCSU)

Native Conifers of North America

USDA Forest Service Center for Wood Anatomy Research

USDA Forest Service-Silvics of North America

 
 
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