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
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
- 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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