red cedar


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Related to red cedar: western red cedar, eastern red cedar

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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LEYLAND CYPRESS--Leyland cypress can be used as a substitute for Eastern red cedar.
approximately 1200) Western Red Cedar Sign Posts of both sizes 4"4"X12% Smooth on four (4) sides.
Forbes), white spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss), and western red cedar (Thuja plicata Donn).
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The nest was in a red cedar (Juniperus virginiana) near the dining lodge at ca.
The outer walls are made from 22mm timber cladding Western Red Cedar or Siberian Larch and all electrics are fitted, usually four double sockets, lights to the ceiling and an electric wall heater.
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.
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.
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.
Forestry Commission Wales (FCW) is looking into the benefits of planting more exotic species, including the Giant North American Redwood, Macedonian Pine and Western Red Cedar, alongside new plantations of native trees such as oak and ash.
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).