I believe this to be some kind of cedar (tree or bush), but would love to know which. Is it an actual cedar tree that could end up as a very large cedar tree? Or is it some kind of cedar scrub that will end up more like a plant?
It's about 12" tall at the moment. It was very prickly at first, as I mowed it down a few times (see this other question), but the more it grows, the softer it feels.
I'm in Northern Ohio. Any ideas, and if so, how can you tell?
Update: It now looks like this: