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(First upload on December 20 2011. Last on February 10 2015) [ 日本語 | English ]

Thuja occidentalis L.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Thuja L. (クロベ)
Nioihiba (ニオイヒバ, 匂檜葉), northern whitecedar or American arborvitae
Lifeform : evergreen coniferous tree
Distribution: northeastern North America (introduced to Japan in Meiji Era)
Habitat: transplantation in Sapporo

Field training on integrated environmental research (統合環境調査法実習) (fauna and flora 種リスト)

Flavor: pineapple (for me)
Seed dispersal (種子散布): wind by developing wings
Synonyms:

Thuja occidentalis L. var. globosa Gordon (the Botanic Gardens of Tohoku Univeristy used this)

Cultivars
cv. aurea nana (オウゴンコノテ), south to Honshu
cv. Europe gold (オウゴンニオイヒバ), leaf yellow-green
cv smaragd, cv. globosa, cv. rheingold, and others
索引

Thuja occidentalis in Japan


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[1] in the campus of Hokkaido University of Education, Hakodate, on September 21 2011. [2] at a park near JR Obihiro Station, eastern Hokkaido, on June 6 2014. [3] backside of a leaf. [3/4] at N17/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on September 19 2011. [5] a bark (樹皮) at a softscape, East Ward, Sapporo, on July 18 2012. [6] street trees near New Tokiwa Bridge along Sotobori Street, Tokyo, on December 27 2014.
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[7-9] in the salicetums of Botanic Gardens, Tohoku University, Natural Monument Aobayama, northern Honshu, on March 22 2016. Data: Rec. Seeds No. 1871. Ex copenhagen, Denmark. Donat. Bot. Gard. of the Univ. of Copenhagen. Plant. 13 Jul. 1970.

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