Plant ID forum: Is this Thuja sutchuenensis?

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Oct 11, 2016 10:14 PM CST
The branches on this scrub (looks like there's no single big trunk) are similar to cypress; there are greenish flowers attracting a lot of bees; the flat sprays with leaves seem to be oriented vertically -- please see the photo. Or is this something like Juniperus chinensis? Would appreciate any suggestion on what this could be. Thanks, h.

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Name: Rick R.
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Oct 12, 2016 3:15 PM CST
Both junipers(Juniperus) and arborvitae(Thuja) technically do not have flowers, or anything that looks like flowers. Perhaps your plant is a Citysus of some type? Not knowing where in the world this plant is, it's really difficult to guess.
Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
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Oct 13, 2016 1:02 AM CST
A really good close up of the flowers and leaves would help us all.
Your pic is not at all clear.

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