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Abies lasiocarpa var. arizonica

Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt. var. arizonica (Merriam) Lemmon

Arizona Corkbark Fir, Blue Cork Bark Fir, Corkbark Fir

Pinaceae (Pine family)

Synonym(s): Abies arizonica


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Size Notes: Up to about 65 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Pollen cones purplish. Seed cones dark purple-blue to grayish purple.


Native Habitat: Moist to mesic slopes in subalpine coniferous forests.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Abies lasiocarpa var. arizonica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Abies lasiocarpa var. arizonica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Abies lasiocarpa var. arizonica


Record Modified: 2020-12-03
Research By: CBR

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