Taxon profile


Eastern Arborvitae
Thuja occidentalis L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Pinophyta - conifers »  class Pinopsida »  order Pinales »  family Cupressaceae »  genus Thuja - arborvitae

Scientific synonyms

Thuja occidentalis var. fastigiata H. Jaeger
Thuja occidentalis var. nigra L. H. Bailey
Thuja occidentalis var. pyramidalis Zederb.

Other names

= American Arborvitae
= Arborvitae
= Eastern White Cedar
= Northern White Cedar
= Northern White-cedar
= Swamp Cedar

Least Concern LC



outer bark

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Callidiellum rufipenne (Motschulsky, 1861) - Japanese Cedar Longhorned Beetle, Atimia mexicana Linsley, 1934

Links and literature

CZ EN Pladias [Thuja occidentalis]

Pladias [] [as Thuja occidentalis]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2020
CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Thuja occidentalis L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Thuja occidentalis L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Thuja occidentalis L.]
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Thuja occidentalis L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Thuja occidentalis L.]
Data retrieved on: 18 August 2019

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