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Douglas Fir

douglas fir

Pseudotsuga menziesii

Its bark is purple-brown darker if old with vertical cracks deep if old.

The Douglas fir is found in gardens, shelter-belts and planted woods.

It is used for plywood, joinery and structural work.

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.