10284 thumb Learning To Identify The Trees of the Pacific Northwest Rainforest (BC)

Can you identify the different trees found in the rainforest of the Pacific Northwest stretching from Northern California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia to Alaska?

Here's how to start identifying the common trees in the temperate rainforest ecosystems such as the Douglas Fir, ...more ↓

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western redcedar 1
Thuja plicata
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western hemlock 2
Tsuga heterophylla
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bigleaf maple 3
Acer macrophyllum
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common Douglas-fir 4
Pseudotsuga menziesii
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Vine Maple 5
Acer circinatum
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black cottonwood 6
Populus trichocarpa
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Red Alder 7
Alnus rubra
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Pacific Dogwood 8
Cornus nuttallii
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Cascara 9
Frangula purshiana
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ponderosa pine 10
Pinus ponderosa
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lodgepole pine 11
Pinus contorta
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Sitka spruce 12
Picea sitchensis
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mountain hemlock 13
Tsuga mertensiana
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Pacific yew 14
Taxus brevifolia
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Pacific madrone 15
Arbutus menziesii
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grand fir 16
Abies grandis
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Oregon oak 17
Quercus garryana
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Pacific silver fir 18
Abies amabilis
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water birch 11
Betula occidentalis
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Nootka cypress 19
Cupressus nootkatensis
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Engelmann spruce 20
Picea engelmannii
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Black Hawthorn 21
Crataegus douglasii
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paper birch 22
Betula papyrifera
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Pacific Crab Apple 7
Malus fusca
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black cottonwood 6
Populus trichocarpa
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ponderosa pine 10
Pinus ponderosa
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Bitter cherry 23
Prunus emarginata

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