Blue Atlas Cedar
Cedrus atlantica cv. Glauca
Location: Driscoll @ Washington
Native to: Africa
Tree type: conifer
Leaf retention: evergreen
Comments: Evergreen conifer native to Algeria and Morocco in the Atlas Mountains of Northern Africa. Short stiff gray green needles surround branch. Cones atop branches. Mature trees to 120' and broad spreading.
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NOTICE: This specimen is located on private property.
DO NOT TRESPASS!
No right to enter private property to view the specimen tree is granted by the Roadside Arboretum.
To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.
Photo provided by Mark Shelton, ironorchid.com
Illustration by Philip Eaker