Observed by: C. Gattuso, M. Murphy, J. Klein, B. Lavender, A. Williams, D. Greenberger
Growing through inaka/dracophyllum.
Douglas Fir cone.
The pine cones use air pollination and they are taking down from the wind. The smaller male cones lie towards the bottom of the Douglas Fir. The larger female cones are located at the stop of the tree.
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...