red cedar


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red cedar:

see juniperjuniper,
any tree or shrub of the genus Juniperus, aromatic evergreens of the family Cupressaceae (cypress family), widely distributed over the north temperate zone. Many are valuable as a source of lumber and oil. The small fleshy cones are berrylike in appearance.
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eastern red cedar, aromatic cedar

A highly aromatic, moderately high-density, fine-textured wood of a distinctive red color with white streaks; widely used for fence posts, shingles, and mothproof closet linings.
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The silvicultural performance of the clonal Australian red cedar may be considered satisfactory, when compared to the study conducted by SAKCHOOWONG et al.
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Because the nest in western Nebraska was in a red cedar, and virtually all local sightings of this species have been in red cedars, we hypothesize that blue-gray gnatcatchers in this region are colonists from the population to the west.
FC Wales is increasing the variety of trees it plants annually to make forests more resilient to the effects of climate change, and the species that have gone missing include Western Red Cedar, Norway and Sitka spruce, as well as mixed broadleaves.
The Eastern red cedar, because of its tendency to take over seemingly abandoned land (such as pastures and land cleared for agricultural use), was often thought to be little more than an inconvenience.
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A University of Missouri researcher has found an antibiotic in the Eastern Red Cedar tree that is effective against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)-a 'superbug' that is resistant to most medications.
Peace Poles are manufactured in tiny Maple City, Michigan, out of both Canadian western red cedar and aluminum.
While eastern red cedar and post oak were the most abundant tree species in this forest, many of the eastern red cedars were small ([approximately equal to] 1 cm dbh) and contributed significantly less to the total basal area of the forest (Table 2).
Following a series of storms in 2006 that severely damaged the giant red cedar, Vancouver's Park Board commissioners have scheduled to cut down the 1000-year-old tree in May.