These Douglas fir trees were the result of natural pollination and germination. The surrounding trees, on this property are Tsuga heterophylla and Quercus garryana. There is a wide variety of mosses and liverworts in the area. The characteristic of the Douglas firs' cones is the prominently 3 forked bracts. The needles are flat, yellowish-green, 2-3 cm long, with pointed tips. 1 groove on upper surface and 2 white bands of stomata on lower surface.
An abundance of Douglas Fir trees with very high lowest branches.
Cones have mouse tails under each scale. Rugged Bark. Relatively short needles.
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...