Taxon  Report   5    
Abies grandis  (Douglas ex D. Don) Lindl.
Grand fir
Abies grandis
© 2008 Timothy D. Ives
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Abies grandis
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Abies grandis
© 2009 Sandra Smith
Abies grandis, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Abies grandis
© 2016 Greg O'Connell
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Abies
Communities: North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Abies grandis ssp. idahoensis
ICPN + PLANTS: Abies grandis var. grandis
PLANTS: Abies grandis var. idahoensis
More information about  Abies grandis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).