Identification: Tree identification help please

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  1. Janisinbc

    Janisinbc New Member

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    Hi
    Would love some help with identifying the branches and bark of these trees - took the photos and now can't determine which is which.
    unsure of bark.jpg a unsure.jpg b unsure Fir bough.jpg c unsure fir .jpg d unsure Douglas Fir.jpg e Thank you :)
     
  2. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Esteemed Contributor UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Second bark photo is of Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii, or coastal Douglas-fir.
     
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    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    a - Western Hemlock Tsuga heterophylla
    b - ditto to Coast Douglas-fir Pseudotsuga menziesii subsp. menziesii.
    c - Pacific Silver Fir Abies amabilis, windblown or squirrel-cut upper crown foliage
    d - Western Hemlock Tsuga heterophylla
    e - Pacific Silver Fir Abies amabilis, young plant with shade-grown foliage
     
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    Thank you very much for your help - it is so appreciated!!
    Cheers, Janis
     

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