[The Conifers of Mt. Adams]

Western Redcedar, Western Red Cedar, Canoe Cedar

Thuja plicata

Leaf sprays of Western Redcedar, Western Red Cedar, Canoe Cedar: Thuja plicata

The photos above shows several flattened sprays of western red cedar as seen along forest road #070 at the White Salmon River on the southern slopes of Mt. Adams.....................June 22, 2005.

White stomatal markings on the ventral scale surfaces of Western Redcedar, Western Red Cedar, Canoe Cedar: Thuja plicata

The photo above shows a close-up of the undersurface of several flattened, scale-like leaves of western red cedar. Note the "butterfly" pattern of whitish stomata on the underside of the branches. Photographed along Road #23 at the trailhead for the Riley Trail #66 on the western slopes of Mt. Adams...............October 14, 2005.

Close-up of the upper scale surfaces of Western Redcedar, Western Red Cedar, Canoe Cedar: Thuja plicata

The photo above shows a close-up of upper surface of the scale-like leaves of western red cedar as seen along forest road #070 at the White Salmon River on the southern slopes of Mt. Adams.....................June 22, 2005. The leaves are in opposite, alternating pairs and lack a stomatal bloom on their upper surface.

Woody cones of Western Redcedar, Western Red Cedar, Canoe Cedar: Thuja plicata

The photo above shows a close-up of the cones of western red cedar as seen along the upper Klickitat River along the River Route Road in western Klickitat county........................June 22, 2008.

Paul Slichter