Globally Near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • English
    • Bigcone Spruce
    • bigcone douglas-fir
  • Unknown
    • Bigcone Douglas-fir
  • Scientific Names
    • Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

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Bigcone Spruce Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

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Description

https://www.google.com/maps/@34.6436773,-118.5083234,3a,47y,215.38h,105.64t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s1I16o9016ys2QIEfgqvAoQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

photo from 2011

not a ton of these along this canyon, but plenty higher up.

pretty sure I found the right tree on the air photo.

this is commonly found growing with canyon live oak.

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Bigcone Spruce Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

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larry-heronema

Date

January 17, 2017 02:16 PM PST

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Bigcone Spruce Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

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serpophaga

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December 29, 2016 12:28 PM PST

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Bigcone Spruce Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

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leptonia

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December 24, 2016 12:50 PM PST

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Bigcone Spruce Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

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the past

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Bigcone Spruce Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

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the past

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Bigcone Spruce Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

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Bigcone Spruce Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

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larry-heronema

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December 15, 2016 10:23 AM PST

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Bigcone Spruce Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

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the past

Description

https://www.google.com/maps/@34.2111363,-117.2872197,3a,39.5y,209.07h,122.92t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sHN8Z-50hQeQfEh-Z79nB6g!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

aug 2015

maybe the lowest along this road

long stretch of beat up type converted chaparral and scrub lower down (too many fires, too many invasive plants). nice to see some bigcone here

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Bigcone Spruce Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

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google 2016 imagery.

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Bigcone Spruce Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

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Bigcone Spruce Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

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Description from Wikipedia

Pseudotsuga macrocarpa, commonly called the bigcone spruce or bigcone Douglas-fir, is an evergreen conifer native to the mountains of southern California, It is notable for having the largest (by far) cones in its Pseudotsuga genus, hence the name.

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