Thuja occidentalis, Eastern Arborvitae



Size: tree, 40-60' average height at maturity

Leaves: evergreen, opposite, .08" long, scale-like, abruptly pointed, yellow-green with small resinous gland on back

Twigs: alternate, flat, in horizontal plane

Flowers: monoecious

Fruit: terminal solitary, oblong cone, .33-.5", 8-10 scales, light brown

Bark: gray-brown to red-brown, network of connecting ridges and furrows