Leaf Key

So far you have made the following choices...

It could be one of the species in the table below. Let's narrow our choices by looking at how the needle is attached to the twig.



Possible Matches:

Family Genus Species common name
Pinaceae Abies amabilis Pacific silver fir
Pinaceae Abies balsamea balsam fir
Pinaceae Abies concolor white fir
Pinaceae Abies fraserii Fraser fir
Pinaceae Abies grandis grand fir
Pinaceae Abies lasiocarpa subalpine fir
Pinaceae Abies magnifica California red fir
Pinaceae Abies procera noble fir
Pinaceae Cedrus atlantica Atlas cedar
Pinaceae Cedrus deodara Deodar cedar
Pinaceae Larix decidua European larch
Pinaceae Larix kaempferi Japanese larch
Pinaceae Larix laricina tamarack
Pinaceae Larix occidentalis western larch
Pinaceae Picea abies Norway spruce
Pinaceae Picea breweriana Brewer spruce
Pinaceae Picea engelmannii Engelmann spruce
Pinaceae Picea glauca white spruce
Pinaceae Picea mariana black spruce
Pinaceae Picea pungens blue spruce
Pinaceae Picea rubens red spruce
Pinaceae Picea sitchensis Sitka spruce
Pinaceae Pseudotsuga menziesii Douglas-fir
Pinaceae Tsuga canadensis eastern hemlock
Pinaceae Tsuga caroliniana Carolina hemlock
Pinaceae Tsuga heterophylla western hemlock
Pinaceae Tsuga mertensiana mountain hemlock
Taxaceae Taxus baccata English yew
Taxaceae Taxus brevifolia Pacific yew
Taxaceae Torreya californica California nutmeg
Taxodiaceae Cryptomeria japonica Japanese cryptomeria
Taxodiaceae Cunninghamia lanceolata common Chinafir
Taxodiaceae Metasequoia glyptostroboides dawn redwood
Taxodiaceae Taxodium ascendens pondcypress
Taxodiaceae Taxodium distichum baldcypress

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