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Northwest Missouri State University


Eastern Red Cedar

Juniperus virginiana

Native. Closely over lapping four-sided branchlets. New foliage is pointed and prickly. Wood is a rich red color and bark is reddish-brown and shredding. Wood is used to make cedar chests, walls and closets. Height to 50 feet. It is pyramid shaped and does best in limestone regions.

Trail Number: C33

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Fruit - Eastern Red Cedar

Leaf - Eastern Red Cedar

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Summer '08 - Eastern Red Cedar

Summer '08 Leaf - Eastern Red Cedar