After these superlatives sink in, the next things you discover are Kings Canyon's smallest details: a rainbow trout battling against swift runoff, the ruddy bark of an incense cedar
, and an inch-high puff of a plant called a pussy paw, which slowly raises its gray shoots off the ground as the sun warms the canyon floor.
(Calocedrus decurrens) is distinctive in never requiring pruning as it develops a perfectly symmetrical pyramidal shape that reveals reddish bronze bark.
If you have travelled to southern Europe, you will have seen the various forms of the Incense Cedar
, Calocedrus decurrens forming pencil shapes on the skyline.
THE use of organic materials for furnishings is becoming more and more popular, and with Luxaflex natural cedar wood blinds, you can also enjoy the delicate scent of incense cedar
the Incense Cedar
Institute's web site at http:\\www.
For additional information, contact Jean Wilhoit, Executive Director, Incense Cedar
Institute at 209/957-6850.
You can tell a Western red cedar from an incense cedar
, a Douglas fir from a grand fir.
(Calocedrus decurrens), California fuchsia (Zauschneria), grasses and annual wildflowers of all kinds.
AMERICAN FORESTS will plant approximately 30,000 ponderosa pine, Douglas-fir, Jeffrey pine, and incense cedar
seedlings in Onion Valley, approximately 6 miles off the I-80 Emigrant Gap exit.
Look for evergreens from lands afar - the incense cedar
and western red cedar, a stand of giant redwoods, deciduous trees including the black mulberry, Swedish whitebeam and the rare wheatley elm.
Community Coordinator's Training Workshop, co-sponsored by People for Trees and Geo, planting of 14 Native Oaks and Incense Cedar
in the Emerald Hills community area.
From the oak savannah to the conifer and Incense cedar
forests, the walk offers a clearer understanding of the importance of these forests to humans and the organisms that make them their home.
LOOK FOR: Deodar cedar, incense cedar
, Afghan pine, Monterey pine, Scotch pine, and coastal redwood, plus precut noble fir and silver tip fir.
Arboreal windbreak options would also include California pepper (Schinus molle), California incense cedar
(Calocedrus decurrens), olive (Olea europaea) and Lombardy poplar (Populus nigra 'Italica').
This trend has even extended to writing instruments, where environmentally friendly terms are now being used to sell pens, mechanical pencils and pencils made from synthetic materials," said Jean Fakundiny, executive director of the Incense Cedar