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WOOD 280 : Wood Anatomy and Identification

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Douglas Fir fun fact

The evolutionary biologist and author Richard Dawkins planted a Douglas Fir when he learned that his friend Douglas Adams, famous for writing the "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" had died.

Source: Dawkins, R. (2001). Lament for Douglas Adams. Retrieved from: