Taxon: Abies grandis (Douglas ex D. Don) Lindl.

 
Genus: Abies
    Section: Grandis
Family: Pinaceae
Nomen number: 664
Place of publication: Penny Cycl. 1:30. 1833
Name Verified on: 05-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Nov-2010
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide AH 519)
  • Materials: wood (plywood fide AH 519)
  • Social: religious/secular (used as a Christmas tree fide http://www.pnwplants.wsu.edu/PlantDisplay.aspx?PlantID=221,)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7. 2001 (L Noms French ed7)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Farjon, A. Pinaceae: Drawings and descriptions of the genera Abies, Cedrus, Pseudolarix, Keteleeria, Nothotsuga, Tsuga, Cathaya, Pseudotsuga, Larix and Picea. Regnum Veg. 121. 1990 (Pinaceae)
  • Farjon, A. World checklist and bibliography of conifers. 1998 (L Conifers)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Fowells, H. A. Silvics of forest trees of the United States. 1965 (AH 271)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees. 1971 (Mult Glossary Trees)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Washington State University Clark County Extension 2010. Grand Fir

Synonyms:

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image