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Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas-fir, Pinaceae)

 

 

P. menziesii var. menziesii. Olympic National Park, Washington, USA.
Picea sitchensis (Sitka spruce), large trees; P. menziesii var. menziesii (coast Douglas-fir), large tree with furrowed bark, centre background; Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock), smaller trees with furrowed bark and conifer foliage; Acer circinatum (vine maple), broadleaf trees and shrubs. Elev. 280 m. Olympic National Park at 280 m, Washington, USA.
P. menziesii var. menziesii dominated forest, with Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock, left foreground and saplings) and Sambucus racemosa subsp. pubens (Pacific Coast red elder, extreme left). MacMillan Provincial Park, BC, Canada.
P. menziesii var. menziesii, big trees; Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock), smaller trees. Olympic National Forest, Washington, USA.
P. menziesii var. menziesii, big trees; Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock), smaller trees. Olympic National Forest, Washington, USA.
P. menziesii var. menziesii, big trees; Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock), smaller trees. Olympic National Forest, Washington, USA.
P. menziesii var. menziesii, right; Abies procera (noble fir), left. Goat Marsh Research Natural Area, Washington, USA.
Abies procera (noble fir) forest. P. menziesii var. menziesii (with very coarse bark, background left). Goat Marsh Research Natural Area, Washington, USA.
Abies procera (noble fir) forest. Behind the dead tree: P. menziesii var. menziesii. Extreme right: Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock). Goat Marsh Research Natural Area, Washington, USA.
Abies procera (noble fir) forest. The tree with pale trunk, left: Abies amabilis (Pacific silver fir). The tree with very coarse bark, background left: P. menziesii var. menziesii. The trees with lower branches, centre and right: Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock). Goat Marsh Research Natural Area, Washington, USA.
Low Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock) forest. The pale trunks: Abies amabilis (Pacific silver fir). Right: P. menziesii var. menziesii. Goat Marsh Research Natural Area, Washington, USA.
Goat Marsh Giant, the largest Abies procera (noble fir) in this area by volume (126 cubic metres). Behind it (centre) a large P. menziesii var. menziesii. Goat Marsh Research Natural Area, Washington, USA.
Sequoia sempervirens (coast redwood) dominated forest. Extreme right: P. menziesii var. menziesii. The leaning tree: Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock). Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park at 140 m, California, USA.
P. menziesii var. glauca in Pinus contorta var. latifolia (lodgepole pine) forest. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.
Pinus contorta var. latifolia (lodgepole pine) forest. P. menziesii var. glauca, the taller trees. Bechler Meadows, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.