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Pseudotsuga menziesii

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Douglas-fir 

FAMILY: PINACEAE

Pseudotsuga menziesii - Douglas-fir

About Douglas-fir at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native from British Columbia to Mexico. The state tree of Oregon.

  • Height can reach 300’ and circumference >35’.

  • Needles are about 1” long and surround the shoot.

  • Seed cone matures in one year, and is 3-4” long with 3-pronged bracts protruding under each scale. Male cones produce profuse yellow pollen in April.

  • The most important timber tree in U.S.; very few old growth trees remain.

  • Very common in Portland. #134 is the largest in Portland. #294 was the inspiration for the name of the historic Lone Fir Cemetery.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
134

Danford Balch Homesite

Portland Parks & Recreation

242' Height

60' Spread

18.6' Circ.

This tree was once thought to be the largest Douglas-fir in Portland and can be found 100 yards from the stone house on the Lower Macleay spur trail along Balch Creek.

Pseudotsuga menziesii - Douglas-fir
148

2525 SW Montgomery Dr

Right of Way

110' Height

62' Spread

13.6' Circ.

This tree is found at the southeast corner of this lot, near Buena Vista Dr.

Pseudotsuga menziesii - Douglas-fir
260

Powell Butte Nature Park

Portland Water Bureau

165' Height

65' Spread

18.8' Circ.

This tree is located along the Cedar Grove Trail in Powell Butte Nature Park.

Pseudotsuga menziesii - Douglas-fir
279

Glendoveer Golf Course

Private

145' Height

85' Spread

16' Circ.

This tree is located along the fitness trail paralelling NE Halsey St, close to the intersection of NE Halsey and NE 14th Ave.

Pseudotsuga menziesii - Douglas-fir
294

Lone Fir Cemetery

Public, Metro

85' Height

50' Spread

13.3' Circ.

This tree was the inspiration for the name of the historic Lone Fir Cemetery. It is located in the northwest section of the lot, roughly opposite 437 SE 22nd Ave.

Pseudotsuga menziesii - Douglas-fir
348

8207 SW 30th Ave

Right of Way

144' Height

58' Spread

15.3' Circ.

Pseudotsuga menziesii - Douglas-fir
359

5151 NW Cornell Rd

Private, Audubon Society

268' Height

60' Spread

18.7' Circ.

Pseudotsuga menziesii - Douglas-fir