Taxon profile


Subalpine Fir
Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.

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

Scientific synonyms

Pinus lasiocarpa Hook.
Abies balsamea subsp. lasiocarpa (Hook.) Boivin

Other names

= Rocky Mountain Fir
= Western Balsam Fir

Least Concern LC

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Calopus angustus LeConte, 1851

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Abies lasiocarpa subsp. arizonica (Merriam) A.E. Murray - Corkbark Fir
subspecies Abies lasiocarpa subsp. bifolia (A. Murray) Silba - Rocky Mountains Subalpine Fir
subspecies Abies lasiocarpa subsp. lasiocarpa - Coast Ranges Subalpine Fir

Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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