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(The Cypress Family)


Family Description:

This gymnosperm family includes evergreen and deciduous shrubs and trees. Leaves are slender andd pointed, scale-like, or linear. The ovulate cones have adnate scales and bracts. Members of this family are valued for their rot-resistant wood, aromatic qualities, and as ornamentals.

Plants in Family:

Juniperus virginiana Taxodium distichum Thuja occidentalis -