Definitions for pacific silver fir
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amabilis fir, white fir, Pacific silver fir, red silver fir, Christmas tree, Abies amabilis(noun)
medium to tall fir of western North America having a conic crown and branches in tiers; leaves smell of orange when crushed
Pacific silver fir(Noun)
A fir native to the coastal region of Pacific North America, Abies amabilis.
Abies amabilis, commonly known as the Pacific silver fir, is a fir native to the Pacific Northwest of North America, occurring in the Pacific Coast Ranges and the Cascade Range from the extreme southeast of Alaska, through western British Columbia, Washington and Oregon, to the extreme northwest of California. It is also commonly referred to as the white fir, red fir, lovely fir, amabilis fir, Cascades fir, or silver fir. It grows at altitudes of sea level to 1,500 metres in the north of the range, and 1,000–2,300 metres in the south of the range, always in temperate rain forest with relatively high precipitation and cool, humid summers. Common associate trees are Douglas fir and in the extreme southern area of its range, California buckeye.
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