About Western Redcedar at OSU's Landscape Plants site
Native from Alaska to northern California to western Montana.
Height can exceed 200’.
Needles scale-like, shiny on top with whitish “butterfly” mark on underside.
Seed cones small (1/2”), upright, closed and green at first then turning brown and opening while still on tree.
Bark is reddish-brown, furrowed, and peels off in shreds.
Lumber is very valuable; old growth is rare.