The North American Douglas fir, also called Oregon pine or Douglas fir, is an evergreen tree. Depending on the country of origin, the species is referred to differently. Oregon pine is a heavily used species in the USA. The tree forms a relatively slender, conical crown.
Trade names and other names
German: Douglasie, Douglaskiefer, Douglastanne, Douglasfichte, Oregon Pine, Doulas US
English: Douglas-fir, Oregon-pine, Douglasspruce
French: pin d'Oregon, sapin de Douglas
Italian: Douglasia, abete, Douglas verde
Spanish: piño Oregon
Chinese: 花旗松 / 道格拉斯冷杉 / 俄勒冈松
0.85 mm, other thicknesses on request
The natural distribution area of Orgeon Pine or Douglas Fir is western North America, where it covers large areas in the Rocky Mountains and the Cascade Range from British Columbia along California's Sierra Nevada to Mexico.
Trunk and bark
Douglas fir is one of the tallest trees on earth, the trunks from the virgin forest are usually 20 m knot-free and 0.9 to 1.5 m in diameter. Larger and stronger specimens can also reach a trunk diameter of more than 2 m and grow to a height of over 60 m.