Drawing of the Badger Pass tree, 63 m tall [Robert Van Pelt] (Van Pelt 2001). 2n=24" (Hunt 1993). Slow-growing, 3-4 in. This wild mountain resident has no outstanding credits to its name in the lumber business. ex Hildebr. Feedback, questions or accessibility issues: © 2020 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System. It can take as many as forty years before they produce cones. While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. White fir provides a general, construction-grade wood used extensively for framing and plywood. It forms a dense, compact mound of irregular, spreading shape, unless it is sheared to a conical form. The concolor fir, Abies concolor, (also commonly called white fir) is a great evergreen tree for the Midwestern landscape. in the vicinity of the aerial tram station. San Jacinto, CA. To use the website as intended please San Jacinto, CA [C.J. per year (7-10 cm), this White Fir is a great choice for small gardens, containers or rockeries. Create pleasing contrasts in your spring garden. We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities. Thanks to over a century of industrious fire suppression, A. lowiana is probably more numerous in these forests than ever before, and has itself become a significant fire hazard as it increases stem densities in the forest and, when dry, is highly flammable. Abies concolor seems to be one of those unfortunate species (another is Pinus ponderosa) for which the established taxonomic nomenclature does not appear to fairly represent the genetic diversity of the taxon.
Lindl. Abies concolor Plants can reach 40 metres (130 feet), but are more usually around 12 to 22 m (40 to 70 feet) tall. A uniform cluster of populations occurs in Colorado and northern New Mexico. The common name for the Abies concolor Tree is White fir, or Concolor fir.