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Wednesday - May 27, 2009

From: Manchaca, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Trees
Title: Name of the cedar tree at Lake Travis
Answered by: Nan Hampton

QUESTION:

What is the name of the cedar tree that is at Lake Travis?

ANSWER:

The most common cedar tree at Lake Travis, by far, would be Juniperus ashei (Ashe's juniper).


Juniperus ashei

Juniperus ashei

Juniperus ashei

 

 

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