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Recent observations

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What

Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

danielleflock

Date

October 30, 2014 03:25 PM PDT

Description

Large, to 70 meters tall (sometimes 80-90 meters); crown of young trees pyramidal with a stiffly erect leader; branches spreading to drooping; buds sharply pointed; bark ultimately very thick, fluted, ridged, rough and dark brown.

Leaves: needles flat, yellowish-green. 2-3 cm long, with pointed tips, 1 groove on upper surface and 2 white bands of stomata on lower surface, spirally arranged, leave small, flat scar on twig upon falling; buds sharp pointed.

Cones: Pollen cones small, reddish-brown; young seed cones hanging, oval, 5-10 cm long, green at flowering, turning reddish-brown to grey; scales papery; bracts prominently 3 forked, extend beyond scales.

Photos / Sounds

What

Douglas fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

October 29, 2014 11:43 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Douglas-Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

finatic

Date

April 6, 2014 04:30 PM PDT

Description

Cochise County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

artger24

Date

October 12, 2014

Place

Mud Bay (Google, OSM)

Description

Douglas Fir with a bees nest down at Mud Bay. Surrounded by madronas, alders, cedars, and hemlocks. Misc. foilage including ferns, various mosses, salal, blackberries, etc.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

carpenterkf

Date

October 20, 2014 01:15 PM PDT

Description

Near the Western Chehalis Trail, needles have two white lines along the underside, the cones have distinct trifid bracts. Quite a few cones on the trees, the tree is on a small suburban road near homes.

Photos / Sounds

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What

douglas fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

aidanwalkero

Date

October 12, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

savvy

Date

September 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

majo00

Date

April 13, 2014

Description

These trees were near the Skyline Restaurant (Bob's Peak). One of the tracks starts there which goes up to Ben Lomond.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

savvy

Date

August 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

savvy

Date

July 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

savvy

Date

July 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

savvy

Date

July 9, 2014

Description

2 planted trees.

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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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