Port Orford cedar

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large timber tree of western North America with trunk diameter to 12 feet and height to 200 feet

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Extracts from western red cedar and incense cedar damaged twice as many spores as those taken from Alaska yellow cedar, western juniper, and Port Orford cedar.
True or False: Due to spotted owls and environmentalist's successful throttling of the Northwest's logging industry, traditional Port Orford cedar arrows are no longer available.
The wall's upper part, which backs the alcove, is surfaced with horizontal 1-by-4s of unsealed Port Orford cedar.
Among the other trees grown for seed at Tyrrell: western hemlock, western red cedar, Port Orford cedar and ponderosa pine.
A full line of supplies includes Port Orford cedar shafts in 23/64 diameter in heavy spines, up to 100 pounds, but supplies are limited on the heavyweights.
Botanically diverse, these ridges contain incense cedar, Port Orford cedar, tan oak, madrone, white fir, redwood, and Douglas fir--the last two in impressive old-growth stands.
And the two tree species, the brewer or weeping spruce and the Port Orford cedar, are both already rare and little known if one checks the Sudsworth - Forest Trees of the Pacific Slope Manual, which has the only data in print as to these tree species' occurrence, to my knowledge.
The Port Orford cedar and Brewer's spruce, and the marbled murrelet, spotted owl and fisher (a minklike animal) are among the plants and animals that might not adapt fast enough to survive the change.
PORT ORFORD - A celebration of art and wood will take place during the Port Orford Cedar Expo on Saturday and Sunday at the American Legion Building in Port Orford.
It's not as tall as some California redwoods that reach more than 300 feet, and it's not even the tallest tree in Oregon (that would be the 229-foot Port Orford cedar in the Siskiyou National Forest), but it still gets the state's "largest" billing of any tree (and No.
That would be a Port Orford cedar in the Siskiyou National Forest, which is actually 25 feet taller than the Sitka spruce, but lost out in American Forest's point system because it's skinnier and has a smaller crown spread.
The Forest Service had grossly violated its own riparian setbacks to facilitate logging the moisture-loving, high-value trees such as sugar pine and Port Orford cedar.
In addition, non-native diseases now afflict Port Orford cedar, Western white pine and sugar pine in the Siskiyous.
The healthy trees, a Port Orford cedar and an incense cedar, grow in the island of the Owen Memorial Rose Garden parking lot and have been marked for removal to make room for a clone of the 154-year-old cherry tree in the garden.