incense cedar


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incense cedar

n.
A coniferous evergreen tree (Calocedrus decurrens syn. Libocedrus decurrens) of western North America, having flattened branches with scalelike leaves.
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Noun1.incense cedar - any of several attractive trees of southwestern South America and New Zealand and New Caledonia having glossy evergreen leaves and scented wood
cedar, cedar tree - any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
genus Libocedrus, Libocedrus - cypresses that resemble cedars
2.incense cedar - tall tree of the Pacific coast of North America having foliage like cypress and cinnamon-red barkincense cedar - tall tree of the Pacific coast of North America having foliage like cypress and cinnamon-red bark
cedar, cedar tree - any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
Calocedrus, genus Calocedrus - tall evergreens of western North America and eastern Asia; formerly included in genus Libocedrus
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Incense cedar experienced the highest fall and breakage rates, at 35%, followed by red fir, at 26%.
While many of my fellow grad students studied the development of corn, yeast, or fruit flies, I studied a commercial conifer species for which very little genetic information was available--the incense cedar. My studies involved using genetic markers (isozymes) to describe genetic variations among populations.
I FOLLOW HELGA BUSH upslope through a sun-dappled forest of Douglas-fir, incense cedar, Pacific madrone, and oaks, where we pass dozens of neatly stacked slash piles.
The wetlands and incense cedar exhibits have been completed.
A daybed provides a respite under the canopy of an incense cedar. It's the well-deserved resting spot of Schulz's partner, Chris Groves.
A multi-faceted approach describes the voice, function, and beauty of each tree or family of trees chosen to represent North American trees of the west Twelve sections in four chapters present the Coastal Redwood, Pacific Madrone, Old Growth Forest, California Sycamore, Mexican Elder, California Bay Laurel, Incense Cedar, Mountain Mahogany, Sequoia, Quaking Aspen, Bristlecone Pine, and Gambrel Oak/ Western Serviceberry tree groups.
mertensiana (Bong.) Carriere), incense cedar (Calocedrus [=Libocedrus] decurrens (Torr.) Florin [Pinales: Cupressaceae]), white fir (Abies concolor [Gord.
In March 2008, three initial test sites were planted using' a mix of roughly 80 percent Jeffrey pine, 15 percent Coulter pine and five percent incense cedar, the original species burned in the Cedar Fire.
The incense cedar resembles the arborvitae in its leaf texture and columnar shape but is a bigger plant and more lush,.
The wooden case most likely would be made of western incense cedar from California, the eraser perhaps a mixture of South American rubber and Italian pumice stone." The aromatic cedar, the eraser, and sometimes the lacquer produce that great fragrance that gathers around a cup of sharpened pencils.
The most popular pencil wood, incense cedar, is found in the forests of California's Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Enter the dry green shade of the Ponderosa pines, the incense cedar. Step finally into a busy, bus-addled city street--and look around.