Definition of Douglas spruce
1. Noun. Lofty douglas fir of northwestern North America having short needles and egg-shaped cones.
Generic synonyms: Douglas Fir
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Douglas Spruce
Literary usage of Douglas spruce
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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"Prop, by seeds, layers and cuttings and by grafting on Abies Picea; it will probably also grow grafted on Pseudotsuga. ALFRED REHDER. The douglas spruce is ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The douglas spruce and Rocky Mountain white pine arc common in the forests of the Medicine Bow Mountains, from which much of the native lumber used ¡n the ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1900)
"J. THE douglas spruce, PSEUDOTSUGA TAXIFOLIA. By FRANCIS E. LLOYD. THE Pacific Coast Region is characterized by a great belt of timber extending from Alaska ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The grand and towering douglas spruce and the graceful hemlock spruce, so called, are not true spruces and will not be noticed in this article. ..."