Eight-foot (2.4-m) 2 by 6-inch (38 by 140-mm) kiln-dried lumber was obtained of three species: jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.), Pacific silver fir
(Abies amabilis Dougl.
California benthamiana Pacific silver fir
Abies amabiiis 222 Olympic * National Park, Washington * Denotes co-champion THE TOP 10 STATES
The intense fire killed 44 percent of the stands that ranged from ponderosa, sugar pine and incense cedar at lower elevations to Pacific silver fir
and mountain hemlock higher up, with Douglas fir scattered throughout.
According to the Western Wood Products Assn., the hem-fir group consists of western hemlock, California red fir (Abies magnifica), grand fir (Abies grondis), noble fir [Abies procera], pacific silver fir
(Abies amabilis) and white fir (Abies concolor).
Lower slopes, stream terraces, and floodplains support productive stands of Pacific silver fir
(Abies amabilis), western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla), western redcedar (Thuja plicata), and Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis).
Height growth of young Pacific silver fir
and noble fir established on clearcuts in the Pacific silver fir
zone of western Washington.
A weather-protected aboveground field test was established at Kincardine, Ontario, Canada, to assess the performance against termites of two formulations of carbon-based preservative in Pacific silver fir
(Abies amabilis) and white spruce (Picea glauca).
Among others, old growth red maple, coast live oak, California red fir, and Pacific silver fir
champions have been ousted for measurements predating the year 2000.
So far the company has sent these types: 1972, commercial card of unknown wood type; 1973, Douglas fir; 1974, Sitka spruce; 1975, hemlock; 1976, Western red cedar; 1977, red alder; 1978, big leaf maple; 1979, bitter cherry; 1980 Port Orford Western red cedar; 1981, lodge pole pine; 1982, golden chinquapin; 1983, Pacific yew; 1984, Oregon ash; 1985, myrtlewood; 1986, cascara buckthorn; 1987, willow; 1988, tan oak; 1989, Oregon white oak; 1990, Pacific dogwood; 1991, Pacific madrone; 1992, black cottonwood; 1993, ponderosa pine; 1994, grand fir; 1995, California black oak; 1996, Western juniper; 1997, Pacific silver fir
; 1998, redwood; 1999, vine maple; 2000, rhododendron; 2001, Pacific bayberry; 2002, KMX pine; 2003, American chestnut; 2004, incense-cedar; 2005, black walnut.
Southern pine (Pinus sp.) and Pacific silver fir
(Abies amabilis) deck boards were machined to produce three different types of surface profiles: flat (control), ribbed (V-shaped grooves), and rippled (U-shaped grooves).
It's also home to eight huge national champs: Western redcedar, 931 pts.; Sitka spruce, 883 pts.; Coast Douglas-fir, 809 pts.; Alaska-cedar, 588 pts.; Western hemlock, 3 co-champs, 549, 528, 523 pts.; Pacific silver fir
, 487 pts.
Eight-foot-long 2 by 6 inch (2.4 m by 38 mm by 140 mm) kiln-dried boards were obtained for three species: Pacific silver fir
(Abies amabilis Dougl.