Difference between revisions of "Abies magnifica"

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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Abies magnifica''<br>
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<h3>'''Species Name: ''Abies magnifica''<br>
'''Common Name:''' California Red Fir</h3>
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'''Common Name:''' ''California Red Fir<br></h2>
Performs best at high elevations. Beautiful red bark. One of the largest true firs in the world. Can live to 300+ years old. Young trees have elongated crowns, older trees are dome-like.<br>
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:Performs best at high elevations. Beautiful red bark. One of the largest true firs in the world. Can live to 300+ years old. Young trees have elongated crowns, older trees are dome-like.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Pinaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Pinaceae
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:'''Plant Type:''' Tree
  
'''Plant Type:''' Tree
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:'''Height by Width:''' To 150' tall
  
'''Height by Width:''' To 150' tall
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Tall with dome-like crown
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Tall with dome-like crown
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Slow
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Sun or shade
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Sun or shade
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining, acidic
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining, acidic
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Moderate (summer dry)
  
'''Water Requiremenets:''' Moderate (summer dry)
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 8400'
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 8400'
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:'''Flower Season:''' Cones
  
'''Flower Season:''' Cones
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:'''Flower Color:''' Cones
  
'''Flower Color:''' Cones
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not listed
  
'''Endangered?''' Not listed
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:'''Distribution:''' Klamath Ranges, High North Coast Ranges, High Cascade Range, High Sierra Nevada, East of Sierra Nevada
  
'''Distribution:''' Klamath Ranges, High North Coast Ranges, High Cascade Range, High Sierra Nevada, East of Sierra Nevada
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Mixed-conifer to subalpine forests between 3600-8400'
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Mixed-conifer to subalpine forests between 3600-8400'
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'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
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:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 
  
  
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:'''History'''<br>
  
'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
 
  
'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Revision as of 05:30, 18 March 2009

Species Name: Abies magnifica
Common Name: California Red Fir

Performs best at high elevations. Beautiful red bark. One of the largest true firs in the world. Can live to 300+ years old. Young trees have elongated crowns, older trees are dome-like.

Plant Family: Pinaceae
Plant Type: Tree
Height by Width: To 150' tall
Growth Habit: Tall with dome-like crown
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Sun or shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining, acidic
Water Requirements: Moderate (summer dry)
Cold Hardy to: 8400'
Flower Season: Cones
Flower Color: Cones
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Klamath Ranges, High North Coast Ranges, High Cascade Range, High Sierra Nevada, East of Sierra Nevada
Natural Habitat: Mixed-conifer to subalpine forests between 3600-8400'

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