Oriental arborvitae

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Related to Oriental arborvitae: Arizona cypress, Platycladus orientalis
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Noun1.Oriental arborvitae - Asiatic shrub or small tree widely planted in United States and Europe; in some classifications assigned to its own genus
genus Thuja, Thuja - red cedar
arborvitae - any of several Asian and North American conifers of the genera Thuja and Thujopsis
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But the standout was Kansas where seven different nominators located the biggest paper birch, narrowleaf cottonwood, Washington hawthorn, dwarf chinkapin oak, western soapberry, little walnut, and two co-champion oriental arborvitae.
Oriental arborvitae (Thuja or Platycladus orientalis), a shrubby conifer, is easily recognizable for its pyramidal shape and scaly, yellow-green foliage.
Reliant Energy also gave away more than 500 bur oak, chinkapin oak and oriental arborvitae seedlings to residents to plant in their yards.