A common tree at high elevations. Most similar to Pseudotsuga, which often
occurs with it, but having longer needles and lacking the distinctive bracts of
Pseudotsuga cones. The cones are also borne erect on the stems, and usually
disintegrate in situ rather than falling intact.
Upper stems with cones, lower part of the Capitan Peak Trail, Capitan Mountains, 4 Jul
Needles in the Black Range, 4 Jun 2006.
Bark in the Black Range, 4 Jun 2006.
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