Taxon: Thuja plicata Donn ex D. Don

 
Genus: Thuja
Family: Cupressaceae
Nomen number: 36593
Place of publication: A. B. Lambert, Descr. Pinus 2:19. 1824
Name Verified on: 15-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Jul-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide AH 519; F NAmer)
  • Materials: essential oils (fide HerbSpices)
  • Materials: wood (fide AH 519)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    • Subarctic America: United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Austria; Germany
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Norway; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: Portugal

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Jiangsu, - Jiangxi
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • : Europe

References:

  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. 1986-1987 (HerbSpices)
  • Farjon, A. A monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys. 2005 (Monog Cupressaceae) 152-155.
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer) 2:411.
  • Foster, S. & C. Hobbs A field guide to Western medicinal plants and herbs. 2002 (W Med Pl Herbs)
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees. 1971 (Mult Glossary Trees)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, second edition. 1993 (F Eur ed2)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image