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Taxon: Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.

Genus: Abies section: Balsamea
Family: Pinaceae. Also placed in: Abietaceae
Nomen number: 676
Place of publication: N. Amer. Sylva 3:138. 1849
Name verified on: 05-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Nov-2010
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.

See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • alpine fir   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • cork-bark fir   (Source: F NAmer 2:360.) – English   [Abies lasiocarpa var. arizonica]
  • subalpine fir   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • sapin concolore   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • abete lasiocarpo   (Source: Mult Glossary Trees ) – Italian
  • berggran   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
  • korkgran   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Abies lasiocarpa var. arizonica]

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • also cultivated




Check other web resources for Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.:


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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (29 March 2015)

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