Relict Species: Bigcone Douglas Fir

Relict, n: a remnant or survivor.Species, n: a distinct sort or kindPseudotsuga macrocarpaThe Bigcone Douglas fir is a smaller relative of the more common Douglas fir, which grows on the Northwest coast of California and in the Sierra Nevadas from Yosemite north. The Bigcone distinguishes itself by being smaller, possessing a much larger cone (hence …

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