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

image of Cedrus deodara

JK Marlow    jkm060531_009

May    Greenville County    SC

image of Cedrus deodara

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.

image of Cedrus deodara

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_deodara_bark_2

November    Towns-Union Counties    GA

Brasstown Bald

image of Cedrus deodara

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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image of Cedrus deodara

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.

image of Cedrus deodara

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_deodara_silhouett_3

November    Floyd County    GA