Considering Conifers

Student Response Sheet

Name____________________

Conifers are some of the oldest, tallest, and most massive trees. These trees can be found in 4 ecological zones in the United States.

Using the following web links to research the specified conifers and complete the required information.

Real Trees 4 Kids

Tree Guide

Christmas Trees and More

Tree Research through Virginia Tech

Include the following information for each tree in paragraph form.

Maximum Height and maximum diameter (if available)

Needles

Cones/Fruit

Habitat

Range

Bark

One interesting fact

The Northwoods

Blue Spruce:

 

 

Balsam Fir:

 

 

Scotch Pine:

 

 

Southern Forest

White Pine:

 

 

Red Cedar:

 

 

Bald Cypress:

 

 

Mountain Forest

Douglas Fir:

 

 

Sequoia:

 

 

White Spruce:

 

 

West Coast Forest

Redwood:

 

 

Sitka Spruce:

 

 

Pacific Yew:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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