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    Author(s): John Hunt; Edward J. Dimock
    Date: 1957
    Source: PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 139, p. 1-3
    Publication Series: Forest Research Note
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    Port-Orford-cedar (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (A. Murr.) Parl.) has been the most widely used introduced species in reforestation projects in western Washington and Oregon. However, as a result of two recent and unrelated occurrences, a severe early cold wave and a destructive root disease, the advisability of continued planting of Port-Orford-cedar outside its natural range is questioned.

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    Hunt, John; Dimock, Edward J., II. 1957. Port-Orford-cedar—a poor risk for reforestation. PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 139, p. 1-3

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