Thuja occidentalis (American Arborvitae, Eastern Arborvitae, White Cedar, Arborvitae)
Thuja occidentalis belongs to the cypress family Cupressaceae and is an evergreen coniferous tree. The bark is reddish-brown, wrinkled, and peels in long, narrow strips. Northern white cedar has scaly leaves and fan-like branches. Flat sprays of foliage with long scale-like leaves constitute the foliage.The seed cones are tall and...