What is the most common evergreen tree in Washington state? Both east and west of the Cascades, the landscape of Washington state is dominated by evergreen trees, mainly conifers, or cone-bearing trees. The Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) is the most widespread of all conifers in the area, common on both sides of the mountains, in dry conditions as well as wet.
Are there pine trees in the Pacific Northwest? In the Pacific Northwest west of the Cascades, there are five native pine species, a few of which can also be found at fairly high elevations east of the Cascades summit.
What are the pine trees in Seattle? Native conifer species found in Seattle include Douglas-fir, grand fir (Abies grandis), Pacific yew (Taxus brevifolia), shore pine (Pinus contorta), western hemlock, western red cedar and western white pine (Pinus monticola).
What are the evergreens in Washington?
- Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii)
- Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis)
- False-hemlock (Pseudotsuga genus)
- Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii)
- Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla)
- Mountain hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana)
- Pacific Silver fir (Abies amabilis)
- Subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa)