Douglas-fir is a large tree, reaching 85 metres on BC’s coast and 42 metres in the Interior.
Lodgepole pine, the most abundant tree species in BC, is marketed with interior spruce and subalpine fir as the SPF (spruce-pine-fir)
Ponderosa pine is a large-crowned tree with a straight trunk. It is the largest of the western
Subalpine fir, also known as balsam or balsam fir, grows throughout BC’s interior and is
Western hemlock, the most plentiful tree species on BC’s coast, is used for general construction,
Western larch is produced predominantly as part of the Douglas-fir-larch species mix.
Western red cedar is a resilient and versatile species that can be used in a
Western white pine is commonly found in the drier parts of Vancouver Island and the
White spruce and Engelmann spruce are found across BC’s interior. They are part of the
Trembling aspen is a slender, graceful tree with smooth, greenish white bark and distinctive leaves
Paper birch is intolerant of shade, so it thrives in open clearings and younger forests
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