Abies concolor (white fir)

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Key Characteristics

  • Leaves are flattened long needles that sweep upward even from the bottom of twigs, bluish gray, with a glaucus bloom, smelling of citrus when crushed
  • Found on sandy dry sites
  • Twigs are rounded with leaf scars that are flush with the twig (ie: lacking sterigmata)

Sourced from a field lab in Fall 2011


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By Timothy Ives from the Discover Life website

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