Taxon profile


Fraser Fir
Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poir.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Pinophyta - conifers »  class Pinopsida »  order Pinales »  family Pinaceae »  genus Abies - fir »  section Balsamea

Scientific synonyms

Pinus fraseri Pursh
Picea balsamea var. fraseri (Pursh) J.Nelson
Picea fraseri (Pursh) Loudon
Abies balsamea subsp. fraseri (Pursh) A.E.Murray
Pinus balsamea var. fraseri (Pursh) Nutt.
Abies balsamea var. fraseri (Pursh) Spach
Abies fraseri f. fraseri
Picea hudsonia Gordon
Abies humilis Bach.Pyl.
Abies fraseri f. prostrata Rehder

Other names

= Eastern Fir
= Fraser Balsam Fir
= Southern Balsam
= Southern Balsam Fir

Endangered EN

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Anthophylax hoffmani Beutenmüller, 1903

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poir.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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