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Western redcedar

Harold S. Betts

Western redcedar

by Harold S. Betts

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Published by Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

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  • Western redcedar

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    Statement[by H.S. Betts]
    SeriesAmerican woods, American wood
    ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25609635M
    OCLC/WorldCa826378988

    Western redcedar grows naturally from southeastern Alaska to northern California in the western part of the range, as well as in the Rockies of British Columbia, Idaho, and Montana. In this guide, the range of the western redcedar was used as the . Growing up on either side of the metro Phoenix valley, my husband and I are still surprised we hadn't visited Mt. Lemmon previous to Mt. Lemmon is the tallest peak in the Santa Catalina Mountains, which overlooks the Tucson valley. I snapped this picture of the range while speeding down Valencia Road on the way back to our hotel. Moments later, we passed the Boneyard at .

      Western redcedar are particularly sensitive to extreme dry conditions followed by extreme wet conditions which occurred this October. This is likely exacerbated by the heavy clay soils we have west of Eugene that dry and flood easily. Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata) KINGDOM Plantae PHYLUM Coniferophyta CLASS Pinopsida ORDER Pinales FAMILY Cupressaceae Western Redcedar is another of the dominant trees in westside forests of the Pacific Northwest. These trees can grow to huge sizes, over 60 meters tall with a trunk diameter of over 4 meters.

    Western Red Cedar. Origin: Western North America. Cedar is less dense than spruce, and that softness typically translates into a sense of sonic warmth. If Sitka has a full dynamic range, cedar makes quieter tones louder, but it also imposes more of a ceiling on high volume levels driven by an aggressive attack. If one tries to drive a cedar top. Slow-growing, long-lived, and exceptionally resistant to decay, western redcedar is a shade loving species. Native Americans once used western redcedar wood to make baskets and clothing. Today, we use western redcedar in siding and other specialty lumber products.


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Wildlife: The leaves of western red cedar are a major winter food for big game in the northern Rocky Mountains, and deer browse it all year along the coast. Many cultivars are grown for ornament, including those used for hedges. It is the provincial tree of British Columbia.

Ethnobotanic: Western red cedar has been called “theFile Size: KB. Download or order your copy of Cedar Book 12 from the Western Red Cedar Lumber Association here. The cedar book: inspiration for Western redcedar book use of western red cedar / Jim Taggart.

ISBN n redcedar. Building,Wooden. SDW46T34 C Cover: Olympic College & Washington State Dept. of General Administration Photo: Nic Lehoux,Vancouver. Odor: Western Redcedar has a strong, aromatic Western redcedar book when being worked. Allergies/Toxicity: Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Western Redcedar has been reported as a sensitizer.

Usually most common reactions simply include eye, skin, and respiratory irritation, as well as runny nose, asthma-like symptoms, and nervous system effects.

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The Western Red Cedar is very commonly found in the wild in the northwestern United States and Canada. In cultivation, it can be effectively used as a hedge or screen. Foliage is glossy, green and scale-like and is aromatic. The bark is reddish brown and sheds. Foliage may turn brownish bronze in winter.

©Lindsey Koepke. United States, WA, Lewis Co., Mount Rainier National Park, Ohanapecosh. J Usage Requirements. WESTERN REDCEDAR - A LITERATURE REVIEW.

Paperback – January 1, by D. Minore (Author), b & w Photos (Illustrator) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" Author: D. Minore. While Western redcedar doesn’t seem to be used much as bonsai material, there are so many of them at my in-laws’ that I decided to collect two of them to experiment on down the line.

(A close relative, eastern whitecedar, Thuja occidentalis, is a. The Types of Ancient Forests in Oregon and mild temperatures prevail. Most of this zone is dominated by Sitka spruce, with western hemlock, western redcedar, Douglas-fir, and red alder mixed in.

The forest understory is usually lush with moss, shrubs, and ferns, and young trees commonly grow on nurse logs packed with moisture and nutrients. Book-matched, 2-piece Western redcedar top for steel string guitar. Dimensions are at least " wide and 21" long. This cedar Thuja plicata is the cedar from which shingles and roof shakes are made.

It splits nicely, is resistant to the elements, is very stable, and keeps your house 10 degrees cooler than other roofing materials do. Western red cedar (Thuja plicata) is a magnificent tree known for its fragrant leaves, decay-resistant wood and soft, scaled leaves.

Western red cedar thrives in U.S. Department of. containing western redcedar provide valuable habitat for spotted owls and Vaux swifts. Versatile, aromatic, beautiful and durable An internet search for western redcedar products reveals the versatility of this species’ soft wood.

A leader in shingles and siding, other classic uses include poles, fences, decks, windowsFile Size: KB. Nonetheless Hilary Stewart’s authoritative book, Cedar: Tree of Life to the Northwest Coast Indians lavishly recounts the historic, cultural importance of Western redcedar.

Here is one example, ” Throughout her life the newborn baby girl would rely on the magnificent cedar as an integral part of her life it provided the necessities.

Traditional Uses: Historically, the Western Redcedar has been a crucial cultural resource for the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast. This tree has the greatest recorded number of uses—totaling —of any plant used by Native Americans, including fiber uses, 52 medicinal uses, six food uses, one use as a dye, and Western Red Cedar is known for its extremely fine and even grain, its flexibility and strength in proportion to its weight.

Western Red Cedar is a species of wood whose lumber can be used in a variety of ways. Western Red Cedar is renowned for its high impermeability to liquids and its natural phenol preservatives, which make it ideally suited. The Western Red Cedar is a tree that is grown in the western US.

It is one of the 4 most important Pacific Northwest species. The cedar grows to an old age, which in return usually develops into a giant tree. It is a very useful and valuable tree.

It is also commonly called giant cedar, canoe cedar, Pacific redcedar, shinglewood, and Giant. Available is this 34 page pamphlet titled "Information Circular 21 June - Inspecting and Treating Western Redcedar and Douglas Fir Poles in Service" by R.D.

Graham and J.S. Mothershead and published by Forest Products Research Laboratory of Oregon State Rating: % positive. Western red cedar is known for its resistance to insect attack and decay. One cedar tree that had been blown down in the forests of the Olympic Peninsula of Washington had 14 Hemlock trees growing over it, each Hemlock was over years old.

western redcedar Cupressaceae Thuja plicata Donn ex D. Don symbol: THPL Leaf: Persistent, scale-like, and arranged in decussate pairs; yellow-green on top with a distinctive butterfly shaped bloom pattern on the underside. Individual leaves are typically 1/16 to 1/8 inch long and sets of four are roughly square.

Foliage arranged in flattened sprays, dead leaves fall in sprays. Western Red Cedar Grade Book Western Red Cedar fencing. Operating four facilities located in Morton, WA, Shelton, WA, Amanda Park, WA and Naples, ID, Alta Forest Products employs over individuals and has an annual production that exceedsboard feet of finished goods.

Our mills produce Western US PressureFile Size: 8MB.Developed and hosted by the University of Washington Herbarium at the Burke Museum, the web site brings toget photographs and contributions from numerous photographers and botanists. Washington is home to an estimated 3, species of vascular plants, 2, species of macrofungi, and 1, species of lichenized fungi across a diverse array of landscapes from .Western redcedar Trees to 50() m, sometimes stunted in harsh environments; trunk to 2() m diam., often buttressed at base; crown conical.

Bark reddish brown or grayish brown, mm thick, fibrous, fissured. Branches arching, branchlets pendent. Leaves of branchlets () mm (sprays sometimes bearing only very small leaves), apex.