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Color pencil illustration of all 32 Northwest Native Conifers by  Michael Lee for Good Nature Publishing
  • NW Native Conifers poster all 32 trees

    The Pacific Northwest is home to some of the most beautiful and iconic trees in North America. Take some time to explore and connect with this glorious coastal temperate rainforest landscape.   


    Need help recognizing the trees of the Pacific Northwest? Look no further than this comprehensive poster field guide! We have everything you need to know in order to identify them with ease.


    Learn to identify many of the coniferous and broadleaf trees found in SE Alaska, BC, Washington, Oregon and northern California. 


    Size: 36" x 24" poster field guide illustrated in color pencil by Michael Lee, landscape architect. 


    Printed on FSC green paper in Seattle.

    The Northwest Native Conifers poster illustrated in color pencil by award winning artist Michael Lee features thirty-two species of cone-bearing trees native to the Pacific Northwest bioregion.


    The center of the poster shows the tree shape and their relative height at maturity.


    The border of our poster has each species shown individually illustrating the needle shape and type of cone for identification. Number cross indexing allows you to locate the selected species on the poster.


    The Northwest is home to an amazing variety of native conifer species, some of which you may have never heard of. From Western White Pine and Sugar Pine to Alpine Larch and Western Larch, this field guide poster provides detailed information on more than thirty different types of conifers living in the region. Learn about what makes them unique and discover their fascinating characteristics!


    Identifying common conifer species in the Northwest can be a challenging task, but this field guide poster makes it easy. With information about leaf type, seed type and more, you can easily identify many prevalent varieties like Western White Pine, Douglas-fir, Ponderosa Pine and Lodgepole Pine. With illustrations of each species from cones and needles, you'll be able to identify them quickly and accurately in the wild.


    Northwest Native Conifers Poster Artist- Michael Lee


    Common Juniper Juniperus communis


    Rocky Mountain Juniper Juniperus scopulorum


    Western Juniper Juniperus occidentalis


    Modoc Cypress  Cupressus bakeri


    Port Orford Cedar aka Lawson's Cypress  Chamaecyparis lawsoniana


    Alaska Yellow Cedar aka Yellow cypress, Nootka False Cypress Callitropsis nootkatensis


    Western Red Cedar aka Pacific redcedar, giant arborvitae, western arborvitae, just cedar, giant cedar, or shinglewood Thuja plicata


    Incense Cedar aka California incense-cedar Calocedrus decurrens


    Sub-alpine Fir aka Rocky Mountain fir  Abies lasiocarpa


    Noble Fir aka Christmas Tree and Abies procera


    Red Fir Abies magnifica


    White Fir Abies concolor


    Pacific Silver Fir Abies amabilis


    Grand Fir aka giant fir, lowland white fir, great silver fir, western white fir, Vancouver fir, or Oregon fir  Abies grandis


    Douglas Fir  Douglas fir, Douglas-fir, Douglas tree, Oregon pine and Bigcone spruce Pseudotsuga menziesii


    Sitka Spruce  Picea sitchensis


    Weeping Spruce aka Brewer spruce Picea breweriana


    Engelmann Spruce  aka white spruce,  mountain spruce, and silver spruce,  Picea engelmannii


    Mountain Hemlock  Tsuga mertensiana


    Western Hemlock Tsuga heterophylla


    Pacific yew or Western yew, Taxus brevifolia


    Coast Redwood aka coast redwood, coastal redwood, and California redwood, Sequoia sempervirens


    Lodgepole Pine, aka  shore pine, Pinus contorta


    Knobcone Pine, Pinus attenuata, aka Pinus tuberculata


    Ponderosa Pine, Pinus ponderosa


    Jeffrey Pine, aka Jeffrey's pine, yellow pine, black pine, Pinus jeffreyi


    Sugar Pine, Pinus lambertiana


    Western White Pine,  aka silver pine Pinus monticola


    Limber Pine, Pinus flexilis


    Whitebark Pine, aka whitebark pine, white bark pine, white pine, pitch pine, scrub pine, and creeping pine, Pinus albicaulis


    Alpine Larch, Larix lyallii


    Western Larch, Larix occidentalis


    Note:  Mike Lee is a tree genius, I'm a tree poser. 



    • Northwest Conifers poster field guide species list

      Northwest Native Conifers Poster -Artist- Michael Lee -Size- 24" x 36"
      Common Juniper - Rocky Mountain Juniper -Western Juniper - Modoc Cypress - Port Orford Cedar - Alaska Yellow Cedar - Western Red Cedar - Incense Cedar - Sub-alpine Fir - Noble Fir - Red Fir - White Fir - Pacific Silver Fir - Grand Fir - Douglas Fir - Sitka Spruce - Weeping Spruce - Englemann Spruce - Mountain Hemlock - Western Hemlock - Pacific Yew - Coast Redwood - Lodgepole Pine - Knobcone Pine - Ponderosa Pine - Jeffrey Pine - Sugar Pine - Western White Pine - Limber Pine - White-bark Pine - Alpine Larch - Western Larch

    • NW Native Conifers poster walk through

      Here is a video with me describing how we designed the NW Native Conifers.

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