Taxon  Report   6907    
Pseudotsuga menziesii  (Mirb.) Franco  var. menziesii 
Douglas fir,  Douglas spruce, False hemlock, Oregon pine, Red fir
Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pseudotsuga
Parent: Pseudotsuga menziesii
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pseudotsuga mucronata
PLANTS: Pseudotsuga taxifolia
More information about  Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


Photo Tour:  Institute for Redwood Ecology, Humboldt State University.

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2020).