Taxon  Report   6907    
Pseudotsuga menziesii  (Mirb.) Franco  var. menziesii 
Douglas fir,  Douglas spruce, False hemlock, Oregon pine, Red fir
Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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.

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Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pseudotsuga
Parent: Pseudotsuga menziesii
Communities: Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pseudotsuga mucronata
PLANTS: Pseudotsuga taxifolia
More information about  Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).