a tree of the cypress family’s genus Calocedrus, especially C. decurrens(California incense cedar ) of western North America, which may grow to more than 190 feet (58 meters) in height.
the aromatic, close-grained wood of this tree, used to make pencils, chests, closet linings, etc.
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Beyond the crest of the Klamath Mountains, you descend into an evergreen medley of sugar pines, incense cedars, and still more Douglas firs.The climate solution actually adding millions of tons of CO2 into the atmosphere | James Temple, Lisa Song | April 29, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Beyond the crest of the Klamath Mountains, you descend into an evergreen medley of sugar pines, incense cedars and still more Douglas firs.The Climate Solution Actually Adding Millions of Tons of CO2 Into the Atmosphere | by Lisa Song, ProPublica, and James Temple, MIT Technology Review | April 29, 2021 | ProPublica
incense cedar, for example, seems to become infested after it reaches maturity at an age of about 150 years.Our National Forests | Richard H. Douai Boerker
This follows closely the range of the incense cedar, though in some places it is found as high as 8700 feet.The Lake of the Sky | George Wharton James
The incense cedar, while much subject to fungus trouble, is also prized.The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties | Charles H. (Charles Henry) Snow