Botany Photo of the Day Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    The recent entry on Rocky Mountain Douglas-fir reminded me that we had yet to feature its iconic relative, coast Douglas-fir. What better tree to represent the taxon than Canada’s second-largest coast Douglas-fir, Big Lonely Doug? These photographs are from last weekend, when we took our second-annual year-end trip to Vancouver Island with the Horticulture Training […]

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    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Better treated at subspecies (or even species) rank, given the substantial differences in morphology, adaptation and ecology between the interior and coastal taxa.
     
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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    For these, it is also better to reply to the Photo of the Day entries (keep all the discussion in one place, plus only admins / moderators can reply to these notification threads that are closed)
     
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