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The images are in order by scientific name except for a few ( "palm tree") where I could not determine it. Groups 1 and 2 have photos of specific tree species or groups, Group 3 has photos of different forest types, tree reflections in water, dead wood, mossy trees, parasites, logging clearcuts, etc. Most of the thumbnails link to multiple images. There are also images of trees in Wild Plants, Scenics, Natural Patterns, Human Landscapes, Provence, and Environment North America.


Preserving Douglas-fir forests is a particular interest of mine, and I am working on an initiative to create a Douglas-Fir National Monument, to be located in the Santiam River watershed of the western Oregon Cascades. For more information please go to the Friends of Douglas-Fir National Monument page, or you can view or download the DFNM Case Statement in pdf format. It includes a map that outlines the proposed monument. You can see images of ancient Douglas-fir forests at Old-growth Douglas-fir Forests.

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Abies bracteata
Santa Lucia fir 

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Abies magnifica
red fir

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Abies nordmanniana
ssp equi-trojani

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Acacia caven
espino or aromo

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Acer macrophyllum
bigleaf maple

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Acer monspessulanum
Montpellier maple

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Acer saccharum
sugar maple

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Aesculus californica
California buckeye

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Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia
mountain alder

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Alnus sp.
alder

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Amomyrtus meli
meli, or myrtus melui

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Arbutus menziesii
madrone

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Arbutus unedo
strawberry tree

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Banksia integrifolia
Coast banksia

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Bauhinia forficata
Brazilian orchid tree

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Bauhinia macranthera
Sierra orchid tree

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Betula occidentalis
water birch, red birch

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Betula pendula
European white birch

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Betula utilis
Himalayan birch

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Brahea dulcis
blue rock palm, desert palm

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Calocedrus decurrens
incense cedar

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Calocedrus formosana

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Ceiba pentandra
kapok tree

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Cercis canadensis
ssp. mexicana
Mexican redbud

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Cercis occidentalis
redbud

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Chionanthus retusus
Chinese fringetree

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Citharexylum hidalguense

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Clerodendrum splendens
glory tree

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Comarostaphylos arbutoides

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Comarostaphylos diversifolia
var. planifolia
summer holly


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Cornus capitata
Bentham's cornel,
Himalayan flowering dogwood

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Cornus controversa
Himalayan flowering dogwood

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Cornus florida
flowering dogwood

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Cornus florida var. urbiniana
magic dogwood

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Cornus nuttallii 
mountain dogwood


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Cotinus coggygria
Eurasian smoketree

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Crataegus pinnatifida
Chinese hawthorn

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Crinodendron hookerianum
Chilean lantern tree


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Cupressus sempervirens

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Desfontainia spinosa
Chilean holly, taique

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Dracaena sp.
dragon tree

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Drimys winteri
winter's bark, canelo

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Eriobotrya japonica
loquat

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Escallonia herrerae

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Eucalyptus kybeanensis
Kybean Mallee ash

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Fouquieria columnaris
boojum

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Fremontodendron californicum
fremontia, flannelbush

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Fremontodendron californicum
ssp. decumbens
pine hill flannelbush


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Ginkgo biloba
ginkgo

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Hesperocyparis pygmaea
pygmy cypress

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Heteromeles arbutifolia
toyon , Christmas berry

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Jacaranda mimosifolia
jacaranda

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Juniperus californica
California juniper

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Juniperus occidentalis
Sierra juniper


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