Calflora
Taxon  Report   6    
Abies lasiocarpa  (Hook.) Nutt.  var. lasiocarpa 
Alpine fir,  Subalpine fir
Abies lasiocarpa var. lasiocarpa, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
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Observation Search
(13 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Abies
Parent: Abies lasiocarpa

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Abies balsamea ssp. lasiocarpa
PLANTS: Abies balsamea var. fallax
PLANTS: Abies bifolia
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More information about  Abies lasiocarpa var. lasiocarpa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ABLAL)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 04, 2020).