Cryptomeria japonica

(syn. Cryptomeria fortunei, Cryptomeria kawaii, Cryptomeria mairei, Cupressus japonica), Sugi pine, Japanese cedar

  • Family Taxodiaceae.
  • Native to Japan and China.
  • Introduced to Hawaii in the late 1880's.
  • Wood used for construction, paneling, furniture and fence posts.
  • Weed Risk Assessment Score: 5 (evaluate further).

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