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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In other areas of forestry, it has wavered between Douglas fir and Douglas spruce, although technically it is neither a spruce nor true fir.