By Gil Nelson
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Covers 825 species, greater than any similar consultant, together with all of the local and naturalized bushes of the USA and Canada as some distance west because the nice Plains
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C. and Tenn. Similar species Atlantic White Cedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides) has twigs round in cross section that form space-filling rather than flattened sprays of foliage. Western Redcedar (Thuja plicata Donn ex. D. 5 times longer than wide. It is native to nw. S. and sw. Canada; planted in the East. Notes: In 1536, an extract from the foliage of this tree saved the lives of Jacques Cartier and his crew, suffering from scurvy during their second voyage of discovery to Canada. They named it arborvitae, Latin for “tree of life,” and brought it home with them—the first North American tree to be introduced to Europe.
Species of Ephedra occur through much of the Northern Hemisphere and have a long history of medicinal use. ■ Conifers The conifers are an ecologically and economically important group of about 650 species worldwide. They are usually classified into 6 families, of which the largest are the pine, podocarp, and cypress families, each containing more than 130 species. The araucaria, yew, and umbrella pine families are much smaller, totaling about 70 species. Of the families treated in this book, it appears that the pine family evolved first, then the araucarias, umbrella pine, cypresses, and yews.
Is a common ornamental. Italian Cypress cone with a conspicuous gland that does not show a resinous exudate; tip obtuse to acute. Needlelike leaves, 3–6 mm long, are mostly borne on young plants or on shaded foliage. 5–4 mm diam. Habitat/Range Native. The most widespread conifer in our region, often growing on calcareous soils, typically in open areas and woodlands, and less commonly in forest interior settings, 0–1,070 m; in all eastern states and as far north as s. Ont. and Que. Notes: This is the largest and most tree-like of our junipers, and is one of the longest-lived of our e.