Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca (Blue Douglas Fir)
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Native: Eastern Rocky Mountains from Montana south to Mexico
Location: Occasionally grown for ornament in eastern states and in Europe.
Leaves are blue-grey above with two blue-grey bands below, rounded tips and little fragrance when crushed.
Pollen and Seed Cones
Cones open in late March, early April, males dull pinkish purple about 8mm, females dark red, about 18mm long.
Mature cones are smaller than the Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) cones, about 5cm with bracts protruding and bent at right angles.