Also called Nootka cedar, yellow cedar, Alaska cedar, Nootka cypress, yellow cypress and Alaska cypress.  Also called Callitropsis nootkatensis, Chamaecyparis nootkatensis and Xanthocyparis nootkatensis;  probably will soon be named Callitropsis nootkatensis.

Part of cypress  genus Cupressus in cypress  family Cupressaceae.

Native to 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA's Pacific Northwest (Cascadia).

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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