Taxon  Report   7    
Abies magnifica  A. Murray bis
Balsam fir,  California red fir, Magnificant silver fir
Abies magnifica
© 2002 Timothy D. Ives
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Abies magnifica
© 2002 Timothy D. Ives
Abies magnifica
© 2002 Timothy D. Ives
Abies magnifica, 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 magnifica
© 2017 Alison Sheehey
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Abies
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Abies magnifica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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).