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Oregon State Tree:

Douglas fir trees - click to see all state trees
Douglas fir log waits to be taken to the mill on the Oregon coast;
photo by Dave R.... (SigmaEye) on Flickr - noncommercial use permitted
with attribution / no derivative works. See All State Trees - National Tree.

Douglas Fir

Oregon designated the Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) as the official state tree in 1939. Named after a Scottish botanist who traveled through Oregon in the 1820's, the Douglas fir can grow to a height of 325 feet and have a 15 foot diameter trunk (averaging 200 feet in height and six feet in diameter). The timber from Douglas firs is said to be stronger than concrete.

Douglas fir cone - click to see all state trees
Photo of Douglas fir cone by cted by David Douglas / Wikipedia.org.
See All State Trees - National Tree.

Source:
State Symbols: Oregon Blue Book
Links:
All State Trees - National Tree

    

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