Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Abies magnifica (California Red Fir)

7/2/16 10,000' elevation, Horseshoe Meadow Day Use Area, Lone Pine Region, 
Inyo National Forest, Eastern Sierra, Inyo County, CA 


7/2/16

7/4/16 Rock Creek, Eastern Sierra, Inyo National Forest, Mono County, CA

LIFE LIST NOTES:

COMMON NAME: California Red Fir

SPECIES: Abies magnifica

FAMILY: Pinaceae (Pine Family)

LIFE LIST DATE: 7/2/2016

LOCATION: 10,000' elevation, Horseshoe Meadow Day Use Area, Lone Pine Region, Inyo National Forest, Eastern Sierra, Inyo County, CA 

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Treatment from Jepson eFlora:

Stem: trunk < 57 m, < 2.5 m wide; mature crown +- cylindric, top rounded; bark gray, with resin blisters in youth, deeply furrowed, with dark +- red ridges in age; twig hairy 1st year; bud +- resinous. 

Leaf: < 3.5 cm, +- 3--4-angled; adaxially with +- white bands; tip notched or blunt. 

Seed Cone: 12--23 cm; bract included or +- exserted. 

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