Growing on the High Plains: Eastern Red Cedar - Part One
It's a tree you see everywhere on the High Plains, but did you know it has a secret? The Eastern Red Cedar isn't a cedar at all.
Today we’ll take a look at the Eastern Red Cedar, which is not actually a “true cedar” at all. Rather, these sprawling evergreens come from the juniper family—and there’s certainly a family resemblance. Learn more about this bulbous gem of a tree, seen spotted all across our High Plains region.