Plant ID forum: which thuja is this. Very large seed structures

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andyspeak
Oct 7, 2016 4:51 AM CST

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Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI (Zone 10b)
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Metrosideros
Oct 7, 2016 10:58 AM CST
Thuja occidentalis

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thuja_occidentalis
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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sooby
Oct 7, 2016 11:57 AM CST
Welcome! In the top left of the picture those structures look like the telial horns of cedar-apple rust, were any of them more orange than that? If so, that would suggest eastern red cedar or another Juniper. Are you sure it is a Thuja, and can you get a sharper picture of those structures?

Edited to add this link:
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/gardens-gardening/you...
[Last edited by sooby - Oct 7, 2016 12:01 PM (+)]
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