Definition of Coast white cedar
1. Noun. Slow-growing medium-sized cedar of east coast of the United States; resembles American arborvitae.
Generic synonyms: Cedar, Cedar Tree
Group relationships: Chamaecyparis, Genus Chamaecyparis
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Literary usage of Coast white cedar
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1. Trees in Winter: Their Study, Planting, Care and Identification by Albert Francis Blakeslee, Chester Deacon Jarvis (1913)
"COMPARISONS—The coast white cedar resembles the Arbor Vitae as indicated under this species but its twigs are only slightly flattened, the clusters of twigs ..."
2. Military Geology and Topography: A Presentation of Certain Phases of Geology by Herbert Ernest Gregory (1918)
"Wooded swamps tend to be drier than swamps of any other type, although here also there are exceptions: arbor vitae and coast white cedar, for example, ..."
3. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS—The White Cedar, also known ая Cedar and Coast White Cedar, can be distinguished by its characteristic globose fruit with ..."
4. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1913)
"As the only arborescent form referred to, Chamaecyparis thyoides-—the coast white cedar— may be selected as fairly typifying in its range the whole group. ..."
5. The Curiosity Shop: Or, Questions and Answers Concerning the Lumber Business (1906)
"... including the Atlantic coast white cedar and the Pacific coast Port Orford cedar, it limits the application of the name "cedar. ..."
6. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"... but are generally found in considerable numbers on all the "banks" and islands skirting the coast. White cedar occurs in several "bays" ..."
7. History of the Lumber Industry of America by James Elliott Defebaugh (1906)
"coast white cedar—From Massachusetts along the coast to Alabama. Juniper—In middle Kentucky and Tennessee, northern Alabama and Mississippi. ..."
8. Wharves and Piers: Their Design, Construction, and Equipment by Carleton Greene (1917)
"Pacific coast white cedar is said to be superior to other woods for this purpose. Vertical grain fir is also used on the Pacific Coast. ..."