Coast Douglas-Firs



In this short episode, we learn how to identify Douglas-firs (Pseudotsuga menziesii) and locate their various groves in Portland. Additionally, there are five Douglas-firs recognized as Heritage Trees (numbers 134, 148, 260, 279, and 294). This podcast was written by Taylor Rose.


Host: Ryan Wisnor
Research: Taylor Rose

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Further Reading:

Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry. Portland’s Heritage Trees. Portland: Portland Parks & Recreation, 2013.

Reynolds, Phyllis C. and Elizabeth F. Dimon. Trees of Greater Portland. Portland: Timber Press, 1993.