Atlantic White Cedar Chamaecyparis thyoides (Linnaeus) Britton, Sterns, & PoggenburgS3 (Watch list)    Synonyms: Chamaecyparis thyoides ver. henryae.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Coniferophyta   >   Class Pinopsida   >   Order Pinales   >   Family Cupressaceae   >   Genus Chamaecyparis   

Description:

Seeds winged, shed in early fall.

Where to find:

"In fresh water swamps and along streams, on the Coastal Plain (southern Eastern Shore); not common" (Brown and Brown, 1972).

Relationships:

Host plant of Hessel's Hairstreak and Bald Cypress Sphinx Moth.

There are 69 records in the project database.

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Atlantic White Cedar, with mature female cones, in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/11/2019). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Atlantic White Cedar in Wicomico Co., Maryland (12/30/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Atlantic White Cedar in Wicomico Co., Maryland (8/4/2018). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

The trunks of two Atlantic White Cedars in Worcester Co., Maryland (2/23/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Atlantic White Cedar in Dorchester Co., Maryland (1/1/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Atlantic White Cedar in Worcester Co., Maryland (3/22/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Atlantic White Cedar in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (2/5/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Atlantic White Cedar in Wicomico Co., Maryland (6/16/2012). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

An Atlantic White Cedar in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/13/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Atlantic White Cedar in Wicomico Co., Maryland (1/1/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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