Douglas Fir

DOUGLAS FIR (Pseudotsuga menziesii) grows generally along the BC coast but is dominant in the southwest corner of the province on the east side of VANCOUVER ISLAND and the adjacent coastal mainland, where summers are dry and warm and winters mild and wet. The coastal variety reaches heights of more than 90 m; a shorter variety (to 42 m) inhabits the south-central Interior. The long cylindrical trunk made Douglas fir a favourite...

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