Unlike the firs of Oregon and Puget Sound, this tree does not occupy the whole land.
"Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands" by Charles Nordhoff
In the typical Douglas fir forests of Oregon and Washington, discussed in this booklet, it never does so.
"Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest" by Edward Tyson Allen
Next to the Douglas fir the western hemlock is the most abundant tree in the forests of Oregon and Washington.
"The Forests of Mount Rainier National Park" by Grenville F. Allen
The fir of Oregon is shipped to distant Australia for mining purposes.
"The Business of Mining" by Arthur J. Hoskin
He's surveying a vast field of six- and seven-foot-tall Douglas firs growing in neat rows in Oregon's Willamette Valley.
North Carolina is the nation's second-largest Christmas tree producer behind Oregon and harvests more than 5 million trees each year, most of them Fraser firs grown high in the Appalachian Mountains at altitudes around 4,000 feet.
Nichols are set up inside the old livestock barn selling Fraser, Douglas and Leland fir trees from farms in North Carolina and Oregon.