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Understanding Names of Oregon Trees

Answers questions caused by the confusing names of Oregon's tree species, such as "Is incense-cedar really a cedar?" and "Is Douglas-fir a true fir?" Discusses scientific, common, and industry names for Oregon species. Covers true firs, Hem-fir, Douglas-fir, cedar, western juniper, pine, western larch, mountain-mahogany, tanoak, poisonoak, poplar, and myrtlewood.

EC 1502    Revised April 2012    5 pages
May 2016