Abies magnifica var. magnifica
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Species Name: Abies magnifica var. 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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- No other botanical names have been identified.