134615 Alpine Fir Abies lasiocarpa (Pinaceae) HEIGHT to 16m
Narrowly conical tree. BARK Greyish-white, smooth with resinous blisters. LEAVES Notched needles, to 4cm long, greyish green above, 2 white bands below; dense, on upper side of shoot, central ones pointing forwards; REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Small male flowers yellow, tinged red; grow below shoot. Female flowers purple, upright; in clusters on same plant. Cones cylindrical, to 10cm long, purple, ripening brown. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native W USA uplands.