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Douglas Fir
Pseudotsuga menziesii

Location: Canyon Heights Dr.
District: Niles
Native to: California
Tree type: conifer
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Evergreen conifer native to western Canada, the western states of the US, and the mountainous regions of central Mexico. In California, this tree's native range is the coastal region from the Oregon border to Santa Cruz County, and the Sierra Nevada Range north of Yosemite. This species has 1" long blunt green to blue-green needles which surround the branchlet, 4" long papery cones which hang below the branch, and dark gray to brown furrowed bark. This species is second only to the Coastal Redwood in height, and is certainly the largest of the pines.

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NOTICE: This specimen is located on private property.  DO NOT TRESPASS!  No right to enter private property to view the specimen tree is granted by the Roadside Arboretum.  To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.

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