Japanese arborvitae

noun

: a Japanese evergreen tree (Thuja standishii) with reddish brown bark, spreading or somewhat upright branches bearing thick compressed branchlets, and leaves that are bright green above with white triangular markings below and that are of two types, those of the main axes terminating in sharp rigid points and those of the lateral branches ending obtusely

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“Japanese arborvitae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Japanese%20arborvitae. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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