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Some common trees and woody plants of the northwestern U. S. and southwestern Canada

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Abies grandis Pinaceaegrand fir
Abies lasiocarpa Pinaceaesubalpine fir
Acer circinatum Aceraceaevine maple
Acer glabrum var. douglasii AceraceaeDouglas maple
Acer macrophyllum Aceraceaebigleaf maple
Alnus rubra Betulaceaered alder
Amelanchier alnifolia RosaceaeSaskatoon serviceberry
Arbutus menziesii EricaceaePacific madrone
Artemisia tridentata Asteraceaebig sagebrush
Artemisia tripartita Asteraceaethreetip sagebrush
Betula occidentalis Betulaceaewater birch
Calocedrus decurrens Cupressaceaeincense cedar
Ceanothus velutinus Rhamnaceaesnowbrush ceanothus
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis CupressaceaeAlaska cedar
Cornus nuttallii CornaceaePacific dogwood
Ericameria nauseosa ssp. nauseosa Asteraceaerubber rabbitbrush
Gaultheria shallon Ericaceaesalal
Holodiscus discolor Rosaceaeocean spray
Larix occidentalis Pinaceaewestern larch
Lithocarpus densiflorus Fagaceaetanoak
Lonicera involucrata Caprifoliaceaetwinberrytwinberry honeysuckle
Mahonia aquifolium BerberidaceaemahoniaOregon grape
Mahonia nervosa BerberidaceaeCascade Oregon grape Berberis nervosa, Cascade barberry
Oplopanax horridus Araliaceaedevil's club
Picea engelmannii PinaceaeEngelmann spruce
Picea glauca Pinaceaewhite spruce
Picea pungensPinaceae blue spruce
Picea sitchensis PinaceaeSitka spruce
Pinus albicaulis Pinaceaewhitebark pine
Pinus contorta Pinaceaelodgepole pine
Pinus flexilisPinaceae limber pine
Pinus monticola Pinaceaewestern white pine
Pinus ponderosa Pinaceaeponderosa pinewestern yellow pine, bull pine, blackjack pine
Populus balsamifera ssp. trichocarpa Salicaceaeblack cottonwood
Populus tremuloides Salicaceaequaking aspengolden aspen, trembling poplar
Pseudotsuga menziesii PinaceaeDouglas fir
Quercus garryana FagaceaeOregon white oakGarry oak
Rhododendron albiflorum EricaceaeCascade azalea
Rhododendron macrophyllum EricaceaePacific rhododendron
Rubus parviflorus Rosaceaethimbleberry
Sequoiadendron giganteum Taxodiaceaegiant sequoia
Sequoia sempervirens Taxodiaceaeredwood
Taxus brevifolia TaxaceaePacific yew
Thuja plicata Cupressaceaewestern red cedar
Tsuga heterophylla Pinaceaewestern hemlock
Tsuga mertensiana Pinaceaemountain hemlock
Vaccinium parvifolium Ericaceaered huckleberry