Abies amabilis (Dougl.) Forbes
FamilyPinaceae — APG family: Pinaceae
SynonymsPicea amabilis Dougl.
Common namepacific silver fir
DescriptionTree up to 25 meters tall, with smooth, gray, white-spotted bark and pubescent twigs; needles curved upward, flat, shiny, grooved on upper side, silvery white and stomatiferous beneath; staminate flowers red; cones oblong, erect, purple-colored, with puberulent scales, rounded at apex.
EcologyIn few localities in southernmost Alaska, up to about 300 meters.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.