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Abies lasiocarpa

Common Name: Subalpine Fir

Family: Pinaceae 

Collection Number: 
Entry Author:  C. Westring
Description:  An evergreen conifer
1.8-3.1 cm X 1.5-2 mm; spiraled, turned upward, flexible; bluish green and very glaucous
  Cylindrical; 6-12 cm X 2-4 cm; dark purple, sessile, apex rounded
Gray, thing, smooth, furrowed with age
Branching Pattern:  
Height:  20 meters tall; 80 cm wide
Conditions/Habitat/Kind of Forest:  Prefers a good moist but not water-logged soil; grows very well in heavy clay soils
Range:  Western parts of Canada and the United States
Zone:  4
Conservation Status-US/ World Wide:
  Not threatened
Uses (Human):  

Gymnosperm Database, University of Bonn

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Garden Bed

Oregon State University  Landscape Plants




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