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Winter Tree Identification

  Group D- Cupressaceae
Group E - Taxaceae
Group D- Cuperessaceae
Chamaecyparis obtusa - Hinoki-cypress

  

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis - Alaska-cedar

  

Chamaecyparis pisifera - Sawara Falsecypress

  

Juniperus chinensis - Chinese Juniper

  

Juniperus chinensis var. sargentii - Sargent Juniper

  

Juniperus chinensis var. sargentii winter habit shows variety of height. These winter leaves of Sargent Juniper appear to be light brown but that might be just a result of the late afternoon bright sunlight in which they were taken. These winter leaves of Sargent Juniper appear to be light brown but that might be just a result of the late afternoon bright sunlight in which they were taken.
Juniperus horizontalis - Trailing Juniper

 

Juniperus horizontalis, Trailing juniper Juniperus horizontalis, Trailing juniper Juniperus horizontalis, Trailing juniper
Juniperus horizontalis 'Mother Lode' - Mother Lode Trailing Juniper

  

Juniperus horizontalis, Mother Load trailing juniper Juniperus horizontalis, Mother Load trailing juniper Juniperus horizontalis, Mother Load trailing juniper
Juniperus procumbens - Japanese Garden Juniper

  

Juniperus procumbens - Japanese Garden Juniper Juniperus procumbens - Japanese Garden Juniper
Juniperus sabina - Savin Juniper

  

Juniperus sabina winter habit of spreading juniper. Juniperus sabina close-up of branches and branchlets, photo taken with flash. Juniperus sabina close-up of branches and branchlets, photo taken in the shade.
Juniperus squamata - Flaky Juniper, Single-seed Juniper

  

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Juniperus virginiana - Eastern Red-cedar

  

Juniperus virginiana, Eastern red-cedar, late summer blue fruit Juniperus virginiana, Eastern red-cedar, late summer branchlet
Microbiota decussata - Russian Arborvitae

  

Russian Arborvitae may reach a height of 12 with spread of 10' wide or more Russian Arborvitae leaves in winter, branchlets arranged in flattened sprays with ends gently nodding. Microbiota decussata  close up of needles opposite, appressed awls.
Thuja occidentalis - Eastern Arborvitae

  

Arborvitae branch and cones Arborvitae form and habit Thuja occidentalis close up of leaves
Thuja plicata - Giant Arborvitae

  

Giant Arborvitae form and habit Thuja plicata  close up of branch and cones Giant Arborvitae close up of underside of leaves
Group E - Taxaceae
Taxus sp - Yew

  

Taxus - Yew photo of fruit of yew. Seed projecting from opening in center of  red aril. Taxus - Yew picture of small pollen cones growing in the axils of the leaves and shoot. Photo taken in early November 2010 Taxus - Yew pollen cones opening in mid March 2012
Taxus baccata - English Yew

  

Taxus baccata - English Yew trunk, bark and asset tag. English Yew shoot with immature seeds (ovoid seed partially covered by a fleshy cap-shaped, green aril) summer photo. Taxus baccata close up of leaves and pollen cones near end of branchlet
Taxus baccata 'Amersfoort' - Amersfoort English Yew

  

Amersfoort English Yew Amersfoort English Yew Amersfoort English Yew
Taxus baccata 'Repandens' - Spreading English Yew

  

Spreading English Yew - Taxus bacata 'Repandens' Spreading English Yew closeup of underside of branchlets showing branches and leaves with bud scales intact. Taxus bacata 'Repandens' - Spreading English Yew
Taxus chinensis - Chinese Yew

  

Taxus chinensis form and habit photo in winter Chinese Yew close up photo of bark Chinese Yew close up of leavesm cap-like structure of fruit remaining on the tree.
Taxus cuspidata - Japanese Yew

  

Taxus cuspidata close up of trunk and bark. Japanese Yew photo showing pollen-bearing cones. Taxus cuspidata form and habit winter photo, leaves are bronze colored.
Taxus x media 'Brownii' - Brown Yew

  

Taxus x media 'Brownii' - Brown Yew form and habit Brown Yew picture of multiple trunks and bark. Brown Yew close up showing arrangrment of leaves. pollen cones, branchlets and bud remnants
Taxus x media 'Densiformis' - Dense Yew

  

Dense Yew branches the interior of the shrub, don't have leaves because they don't get enough light Taxus x media 'Densiformis' close up of branch and cones Dense Yew close up of leaf attachment and pollen cones in late November.
Taxus x media 'Everlow' - Everlow Anglo-Japanese Yew

  

Taxus x media 'Everlow' - Everlow Anglo-Japanese Yew close up of leaf attachment and pollen cones in early September. Taxus x media 'Everlow' - Everlow Anglo-Japanese Yew branch, branchlets and leaf attachment. Taxus x media 'Everlow' - Everlow Anglo-Japanese Yew branch, branchlets and leaf attachment.

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