Red cedar

Common name: eastern red cedar (chuahla, chowala)

Scientific name:  Juniperus virginiana

Leaf:

cedar leaf
Photo taken by Darrell Barnes in Southaven, Mississippi: Central Park.

Shape/morphology/growth habit:

cedar habit
Photo taken by Darrell Barnes in Southaven, Mississippi: Central Park.

Bark:

cedar bark 1
Photo taken by Darrell Barnes in Southaven, Mississippi: Central Park.

Fruit/seed/reproductive:

cedar fruit
Photo taken by Darrell Barnes in Southaven, Mississippi: Central Park.

Video links:

Grand old cedar tree in Central park by Darrell Barnes

Charles narrates cedar tree movement by Darrell Barnes

Cedar tree with chain by Darrell Barnes

 

This tree identification page is a collaboration of Darrell Barnes, Todd Willis, students and interested parties.  The goal is to create a tree identification quiz.

(Chickasaw) from:  Humes, James and Humes, Vinnie May James.  A Concise Chickasaw Dictionary. Chickasaw Press, 2015.  These were the native peoples of North Mississippi.

Photo location and credit for pic will be in the image description.

Your edits in the comments are appreciated.  Thanks!

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