LATIN NAME: Pseudotsuga menziesii
OTHER COMMON NAMES: douglas fir, oregon pine
Janka Hardness Value: 660
An evergreen conifer species native to western North America. One variety, the coast Douglas fir, grows along the Pacific Ocean from central British Columbia south to central California. A second variety, the Rocky Mountain Douglas fir, grows in the Rocky Mountains from British Columbia south to Mexico. The tree is dominant in western Washington and Oregon. It is extensively used for timber, worldwide.