These include evergreens such as the Scots pine, yew, Douglas fir, the spruce as well as the larch (which is actually deciduous)
It has red bark (particularly higher up the trunk). The bark is deeply fissured (see photograph). The trunk is long with a crown high up. The needles are paired and twisted together:
Sharp and spiky pointed leaves eg Norway spruce and Sitka spruce
The Norway spruce (the usual Christmas tree) has just one white line on each side. The Sitka spruce has two.
Irish yew – needles arrange all the way around
Common yew – needles on each side, arranged horizontally
Spirally arranged needles with “sucker-shaped” base if pulled 0ff