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Page history last edited by Anna Elizabeth Donaldson 11 years, 7 months ago

Order: Pineales


Common name: cypress


Back To: Family-Guide


General Family Characteristics: Peely Bark

                                                Round Cones- woody or fleshy

                                                Many have scaly leaves


  • Gymnosperm, conifer
  • Pineales is the conifer order
  • Monoecious, which means they house both sexes, male and female on one tree.
  • Commonly has peeling bark.




Field Trip 3 

  1. Japanese Cedar, (Cryptomeria japonica)
  2. Northern white cedar, Thuja occidentalis
  3. Eastern Red Cedar, (Juniperus virginiana)  



  1. Eastern Red Cedar, or Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana)


Field Trip 6

  1. Bald Cypress / Taxodium distichum


Field Trip 7

     1. Unknown (Juniperus sp.)


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