Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2091

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Non-native: Asia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare, frequently planted & rarely escaped to suburban woodlands

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Needles mostly 1.2-2" long
Needles not in bundles, alternate

"FLOWER":
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Mature cones reddish-brown
Cone

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Gymnosperms (non-flowering plants): Conifers: Pinales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cedrus deodara   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cedrus deodara   FAMILY Pinaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Deodar cedar


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JK Marlow    jkm060531_002

May    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm060531_009

May    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm060531_010

May    Greenville County    SC

Drooping branch tips are one of the characters it's recognized by, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_deodara_bark_2

November    Towns-Union Counties    GA

Brasstown Bald

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_deodara_fruit_10

November    Floyd County    GA

Cones solitary or 2 together on short branchlets, apex rounded, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.


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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_deodara_leaves_1

November    Towns-Union Counties    GA

Brasstown Bald

Lvs radially spreading or in apparent fascicles, triangular in cross-section, per Flora of China.

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_deodara_silhouett_3

November    Floyd County    GA