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Cupressaceae




THUJA. CUPRESSUS. JUNIPERUS.



Leaf-buds not scaly; leaves evergreen and persistent for several years,

opposite, verticillate, or sometimes scattered, scale-like, often

needle-shaped in seedlings and sometimes upon the branches of older

plants; flowers minute; stamens and pistils in separate blossoms upon

the same plant or upon different plants; stamens usually bearing 3-5

pollen-sacs on the underside; scales of fertile aments few, opposite or

ternate; fruit small cones, or berries formed by coalescence of the

fleshy cone-scales; otherwise as in Abietaceae.





Larix Americana, Michx.



Larix laricina, Koch.






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