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Mystery Tree #2

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  • leaveses: Scale-like and appressed to twig; set of four leaves is much longer than it is wide (and is shaped like long-stemmed wine glass); little or no white pattern on underside.
  • Fruit: Woody cones about 1" long; unopened cones are shaped like a duck's bill; open cones are shaped like a flying goose.
  • Bark: Flaky when young; platy, furrowed, and reddish-brown when mature.
  • Distribution: Native to the Cascade Mountains in Oregon and the Sierra Nevada in California.

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