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Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland

Mixed hardwoods and conifers characterize this habitat which is widespread in western Oregon in the medium elevations of the hills of the Coast Range. Precipitation is higher in this habitat than in the lowlands of the Willamette Valley. Bordering this habitat at upper elevations is Montane Mixed Conifer Forest.



Dominant species

Douglas-firBigleaf maple
Red alder


Western hemlockWestern red cedar

Shrubs and forbs

Vine mapleSalal
Sword fernOregon grape (6)



Black tailed deerDouglas squirrel
Roosevelt elkNorthern flying squirrel
BobcatGreat horned owl
Coopers hawkStellar jay
Hairy woodpeckerChestnut backed chickadee
Pileated woodpeckerPacific tree frog (7)