A tall tree growing over 100' tall, usually narrow conical crown.
Leaves: deciduous, alternate, feather-like, 1/4 to 1/2" in length, light green to yellowish green, rusty brown or red in the fall.
Flowers: March - April, 5" long clusters of small male cones, few female cones at the branch tips.
Fruit: 1/2" cones in fall.
Twigs: small lateral twigs, small rounded pale brown buds.
Bark: gray to reddish brown, narrow strips, fissured, trunks swollen at base.
Comments: A long-lived tree, fast growing, good fall color and tolerates wide range conditions.