Nice cone set this year on true firs
No white lines on top
Deep scratches on bare trunk, possibly from a bear.
trees along steep hillside overlooking Sunrise Lake
-waxy upper surface of needles
-stomata on underside
-needles block the view of the twig from above
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...