Western Arborvitae (Thuja plicata)
Western Arborvitae Species Description
This species is native to North America north of Mexico.
Allergenicity: Western Arborvitae (Thuja plicata) is a moderate allergen.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Spring.
Gymnosperm: Any plant such as a conifer whose seeds are not enclosed in an ovary.
Tree: A large plant, not exactly defined, but typically over four meters in height, a single trunk which grows in girth with age and branches (which also grow in circumference with age).
Weed: Any plant growing in cultivated ground to the injury of the crop or desired vegetation, or to the disfigurement of the place; an unsightly, useless, or injurious plant.
Perennial: Living for many years.
Wetland Plant: Plants growing in aquatic or wetland habitats. These include all known floating, submerged, and emergent taxa, plus those that are found in permanently or seasonally wet habitats.
Woody Stem: Non-herbaceous. Lignified.
Evergreen: Retaining leaves throughout the year including changing seasons.
Western Arborvitae Species Usage
More Western Arborvitae (Thuja plicata) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP