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AllRefer - Species: Pacific Madrone | Arbutus menziesii > Species: (5361 words)
Pacific madrone is particularly common west of the Cascades in Washington and Oregon [2].
Pacific madrone is fire maintained throughout most of its range, depending on periodic fire to eliminate or greatly reduce the conifer overstory [4,62].
Pacific madrone is often a component of broad sclerophyll forests and brushfields in northern California and southwestern Oregon [18].
Floridata: Arbutus menziesii (533 words)
Pacific madrone is a handsome evergreen, sometimes shrubby, tree with peeling reddish bark and shiny leathery leaves.
Pacific madrone is a beautiful and picturesque tree with its crooked trunk and branches, flaking reddish bark, glossy two-toned leaves and showy red berries.
Pacific madrone is the largest member of the heath family, which includes also azaleas, rhododendrons and blueberries.
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