these are common throughout the preserve.
New growth on the tips but very short. Growing in serpentine. Botanist explained that trees growing in this environment are often stunted and slow-growing, due to the low nutrient content of the serpentine soil.
Douglas-fir is pretty high with dark brown trunk. It is everywhere in the survey site.
This tree also is a kind of pine tree, and the leaves are shorter. The color of leaves is light green, and no fruit on the tree.
a Very big tree,conifer species
Sapling Identified in a randomly designated 10m2 plot as part of the Lincoln University ECOL202 field trip.
Craigieburn forest park located at a relatively high altitude and is dominated by Mountain beech (Fuscospora cliffortioides).
Climatic conditions and number of individuals were not recorded.
Pseudotsuga /ˌsjuːdoʊˈtsuːɡə/ is a genus of evergreen coniferous trees in the family Pinaceae. Common names include Douglas fir, Douglas-fir, Douglas tree, and Oregon pine. Pseudotsuga menziesii is widespread in western North America and is an important source of timber. The number of species has long been debated, but two in western North America and two to four in eastern Asia are commonly acknowledged. Nineteenth-century botanists had problems in classifying Douglas-firs, due to the species' similarity to...