Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Conifer, evergreen tree, 40 ft (12 m) tall in its habitat, but only 25 ft (7.6 m) in cultivation. Needles blue or blue-green, becoming dark green, stiff, 1-2 cm long and 1-2 mm wide, directed forward or ascending on upper side of branchlets, parted and spreading laterally on lower side., Cones 5-16 cm long, cylindrical, brown.
- Sun or light shade.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 6 Native to China, especially Sichuan.
- aserata: rough texture, the needles
- Eugene, Univ. of Oregon: east of the Museum of Art.