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Conifers

Biodiversity Catalog of Southwest Virginia

Cone-bearing Plants

B=Buchanan

D=Dickenson

R=Russell

T=Tazewell

Cone-bearing Plant Taxonomy:

Kingdom Plantae: Division Tracheophyta : Subdivison Spermatophytina: Class Pinopsida

Order Cupressales

Thumbnail Family NameScientific NameCommon NameCounty
CupressaceaeJuniperus virginiana L. var. virginianaEastern Red CedarB,D,R,T
CupressaceaeThuja occidentalis L.American Arborvitae, Northern Whitecedar, Flat CedarR,T
TaxaceaeTaxus canadensis MarshallCanada Yew, American YewR,T

 Order Pinales

ThumbnailFamily NameScientific NameCommon NameCounty
PinaceaePicea rubens SargentRed SpruceR,T
PinaceaePinus echinata MillerShortleaf PineD,R
PinaceaePinus pungens LambertTable-mountain PineT
PinaceaePinus rigida MillerPatch PineB,D,R,T
PinaceaePinus strobus L.Eastern White PineR,T
PinaceaePinus virginiana MillerVirginia Pine, Scrub PineB,D,R,T
PinaceaeTsuga canadensis (L.) CarriereEastern Hemlock, Canada HemlockB,D,R,T
PinaceaeTsuga caroliniana Englem.Carolina HemlockT

Sources:

Virginia Botanical Associates. (2014). Digital Atlas of the Virginia Flora (http://www.vaplantatlas.org). c/o Virginia Botanical Associates, Blacksburg.

Local photo documented observations.