Horticulture 232

List 3 -SCALE-LEAVED CONIFERS (practice quiz)

Platycladus orientalis
Platycladus orientalis

# Scientific Name Common Name Family Origin
1 Calocedrus decurrens  California incensecedar Cupressaceae  Western US 
2 Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Lawson falsecypress Cupressaceae OR and CA 
3
Chamaecyparis obtusa  Hinoki falsecypress Cupressaceae Japan 
4
Cupressus nootkatensis `Pendula'
Weeping nootka cypress Cupressaceae  Western N. Am., WA
5
Juniperus horizontalis Creeping juniper Cupressaceae Eastern N. Am.
6
Juniperus pfitzeriana 'Hetzii' Hetz juniper Cupressaceae China
7
Juniperus pfitzeriana 'Wilhelm Pfitzer'
Pfitzer juniper  Cupressaceae  China
8
Juniperus sabina 'Tamariscifolia' Tam juniper Cupressaceae Europe
9
Juniperus scopulorum Rocky mountain juniper Cupressaceae Western N. Am., WA
10
Juniperus squamata `Blue Star' Blue star juniper Cupressaceae China 
11 Juniperus virginiana Eastern red cedar Cupressaceae Eastern N. Am.
12 Microbiota decussata  Russian arborvitae Cupressaceae  Russia 
13 Platycladus orientalis Oriental arborvitae Cupressaceae China 
14 Thuja occidentalis  American arborvitae Cupressaceae Eastern N. Am.
15 Thuja plicata  Western red cedar Cupressaceae Western N. Am., WA

Plants repeated from Hort 231:

R1

Viburnum burkwoodii

Burkwood viburnum Adoxaceae hybrid
R2 Cercidiphyllum japonicum Katsuratree Cercidiphyllaceae China, Japan

Hort 232 Plant Lists:

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Virginia Lohr, Professor, E-mail: lohr@wsu.edu
Department of Horticulture
Washington State University
Pullman, Washington 99164-6414 U.S.A.
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