Leaves: 1/16-1/8”, keeled, circular glands on back, dark blue-green, turning brown second year, but persistent several yrs.
Cones: 1/4-3/8” dia., somewhat fleshy; bluish purple, glaucous at maturity, later turning brown; scale bracts short, pointed
Bark: thin, but thicker on old trunks; ashy gray to reddish brown, somewhat similar to northern white cedar
Range: SE coast of ME south to NC; also FL panhandle
Habit: 80-85’, 10-14” dbh; clear, cylindrical bole, narrow, conical crown; fresh water swamps, bogs
Wood resistant to decay; posts, logs for cabins, shingles, boats, siding
- Cupressaceae Cupressus Thyoides
- Atlantic White Cedar