Firs

Abies

Balsam Fir Tree

Balsam Fir

Abies balsamea

The firs constitute the genus Abies. Fir trees have mainly conical shapes and erect branches. Needles are flattened and are whitened on the underside. Crushed fir needles often have strong scents. Cones grow upward from the topmost branches and are green to purple in color. Two species of fir are detailed here, click on either one for more information.
White Fir Tree

White Fir

Abies concolor



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