Also called Atlantic white cypress.

Part of false cypress  genus Chamaecyparis in cypress / juniper / redwood  family Cupressaceae in 🌲︎ conifer  order Pinales.


Native to eastern and southern 🇺🇸 USA.

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On the West Coast is a sister-species Port Orford cedar  Chamaecyparis lawsoniana,
and a former-sister-species ◼︎ Alaska yellow cedar  Callitropsis nootkatensis.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Learn more about ◼︎ Atlantic white cedar Chamaecyparis thyoides

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