Taxon  Report   2 
Abies bracteata  (D. Don) Nutt.
Bristlecone fir,  Santa lucia fir
Abies bracteata
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
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Abies bracteata
© 2009 Kristina Walker
Abies bracteata
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org
Abies bracteata, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Abies bracteata
© 2013 Susan McDougall
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Abies
Community:
Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Abies venusta
More information about  Abies bracteata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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USDA PLANTS Profile (ABBR)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 08, 2016).

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