Thuja occidentalis 'Ellwangeriana'

Broad conical often with several main branches, dense, leaves both needle and scale-like. Raised Ellwanger &Barry, nurserymen, Rochester, ny, usa, before 1869. 'Rheingold' Retaining the juvenile needle foliage and the yellowish coloration, also with a coppery tinge in winter, but often reverting to type with age. Originated from seed variation introduced by Vollert Nsy, Lubeck, Germany. Vic: Castlemaine (below Burke &Wills monument).

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Pinopsida
order     Pinales
family      Cupressaceae
genus       Thuja L.
species        Thuja occidentalis L.