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Tree Species Codes

Species Symbol Common Name Scientific Name
Conifers    
Ba amabilis fir Abies amabilis
Bg grand fir Abies grandis
Bl subalpine fir Abies lasiocarpa
Bp noble fir Abies procera
Cw western redcedar Thuja plicata
Fd Douglas-fir Pseudotsuga menziesii
Hm mountain hemlock Tsuga mertensiana
Hw western hemlock Tsuga heterophylla
Lt tamarack Larix laricina
Lw western larch Larix occidentalis
Pa whitebark pine Pinus albicaulis
Pl lodgepole pine Pinus contorta
Pw western white pine Pinus monticola
Py ponderosa pine Pinus ponderosa
Sb black spruce Picea mariana
Se Engelmann spruce Picea engelmannii
Ss Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis
Sw white spruce Picea glauca
Sx hybrid spruce Picea hybrids
Sxs hybrid Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis x glauca
Sxw hybrid white spruce Picea engelmannii x glauca
Yc yellow-cedar Chamaecyparis nootkatensis
Broad-leaved trees    
Act black cottonwood Populus balsamifera ssp. trichocarpa
Acb balsam poplar Populus balsamifera ssp. balsamifera
At trembling aspen Populus tremuloides
Dr red alder Alnus rubra
Ep common paper birch Betula papyrifera
Mb bigleaf maple Acer macrophyllum
Qg garry oak Quercus garryana

(See Table A1-1., Appendix 1 for partial list of native shrubs).

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