Leaves are ternate, spreading, acicular, firm and straight one feels prick when one touches the leaves.
The species is found on rocky or waste places in the cool temperate and warm temperate zone.
It is also called Nezu or Muro. The wood is used for buildings, civil engineerings,tubs, carvings.
Distribution ; Hoshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Korea, Manchuria
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