Douglas spruce


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Related to Douglas spruce: Pseudotsuga menziesii

Douglas spruce:

see pinepine,
common name for members of the Pinaceae, a family of resinous woody trees with needlelike, usually evergreen leaves. The Pinaceae reproduce by means of cones (see cone) rather than flowers and many have winged seeds, suitable for wind distribution.
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Douglas fir, British Columbia pine, Columbia pine, Oregon pine, Douglas spruce, yellow spruce, red spruce, Douglastree
Other names for this famous West Coast tree include: Douglas spruce, fir, yellow fir, red pine, red spruce, red fir, oregon pine, and Douglastree.
In other areas of forestry, it has wavered between Douglas fir and Douglas spruce, although technically it is neither a spruce nor true fir.