Despite its common name, not a fir  genus Abies.   Not even a 🌲︎ pine  genus Pinus, spruce  genus Picea, hemlock  genus Tsuga, larch  genus Larix nor arborvitae/cedar/cypress/incense cedar/juniper  several genera.

Instead, part of genus Pseudotsuga in 🌲︎ cedar / fir / hemlock / larch / pine / spruce  family Pinaceae.

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Native to western North America.

🌎︎ Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48), 🌎︎ map (scroll down), 🌎︎ map (North America, Central America).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Invasive > Hawai'i on No-Plant List by Seneca Nation of Indians.  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (pages 59 and 64)

🌲︎ State tree of Oregon.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Pseudotsuga hosts caterpillars of 61 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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