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Abies magnifica var. shastensis

Abies magnifica A. Murray bis var. shastensis Lemmon

Shasta Red Fir

Pinaceae (Pine family)

Synonym(s): Abies magnifica ssp. shastensis, Abies magnifica var. critchfieldii, Abies ×shastensis

USDA Symbol: ABMAS

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Size Notes: Up to about 200 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Pollen cones purple or reddish brown. Seed cones initially purple, becoming yellowish brown or greenish brown.

Distribution

USA: CA , OR
Native Habitat: Mixed coniferous forests.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
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 magnifica var. shastensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Abies magnifica var. shastensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Abies magnifica var. shastensis

Metadata

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

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