Chinese Douglas-fir is a relative of the Pacific Northwest’s coast and Rocky Mountain Douglas-firs, Pseudotsuga menziesii subsp. menziesii and Pseudotsuga menziesii subsp. glauca. Unlike these North American Douglas-firs, though, its status is listed as “vulnerable”, like many of the plants that can be seen in the Asian Garden at UBC.
I promise that I’ll reverse this week’s colour trend on the weblog and ensure tomorrow’s entry is a colour other than green.
Photography / Entomology resource link: A lot of buzz on the web recently about the ingenuity required for Photographing Flying Insects.