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Pseudotsuga menziesii ‘Fletcheri’

Bird’s nest douglas-fir

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionConiferophytaConifers—cone-bearing trees (and a few shrubs)
ClassPinopsidaGymnosperms such as cedars, Douglas-firs, cypresses, firs, junipers, kauri, larches, pines, hemlocks, redwoods, spruces, and yews
OrderPinalesCone-bearing plants: cedar, cypress, fir, juniper, larch, pine, redwood, spruce, yew, and others
FamilyPinaceaePine family: cedars, firs, hemlocks, larches, pines and spruces
GenusPseudotsugaFrom pseudo, “false,” and tsuga, a word derived from Japanese, and together meaning “false Tsuga (hemlock)”
SpeciesmenziesiiNamed after Archibald Menzies (1754-1842), Scottish botanist and surgeon

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Pseudotsuga menziesii ‘Fletcheri’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Pseudotsuga menziesii (bird’s nest douglas-fir)

5/22/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 3½ × 2½' (1.2 × 0.8 m)

Pseudotsuga menziesii (bird’s nest douglas-fir)

1/19/2021 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, Mass­a­chu­setts

Range: Zones 4-6:

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