NW Native Conifers poster field guide
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