Genus = Abies,
Displaying matches 1 - 4 of 4.
|Abies amabilis (Pacific silver fir, lovely fir, Cascade fir, amabilis fir)
(= Abies amabilis in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
A tall, straight tree up to 70 m. tall.
Distribution: On both sides of the Cascades in Washington; Alaska south to Siskiyou County, California, mostly west of the Cascade Crest.
Habitat: Mostly at 1000-4000 feet elevation in the mountains.
|Abies grandis (grand fir, lowland or lowland white fir, stinking fir)
(= Abies grandis in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
A tall, straight tree up to 90 m. tall.
Distribution: Both sides of the Cascades in Washington; Vancouver Island, British Columbia south to California on both sides of the Cascades; scattered areas in the mountains east to Montana.
Habitat: Coniferous forests, from sea level to mid-elevations in the mountains.
|Abies lasiocarpa (subalpine fir, alpine fir, balsam or white balsam fir)
(= Abies lasiocarpa in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
A small tree, to 30 m. tall, with a narrow crown and short, stiff branches; at high elevations, dwarfed and shrub-like.
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout much of Washington; Alaska south to southern Oregon, east in the higher mountains to Alberta, Canada, and Colorado.
Habitat: Subalpine to alpine slopes, where commonly in krumholtz form.
|Abies procera (noble fir, red or white fir)
(= Abies procera in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
A tall, symmetrical tree up to 70 m. tall, the branches short, stiff and spreading.
Distribution: Chiefly west of the Cascades in Washington; from northern Washington to the Siskiyou Mountains in California, and in the Coast Range in Oregon.
Habitat: Deep forests where there is sufficient moisture, moderate to fairly high elevations.
WA Native Plant Society