WHITE FIR

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WHITE FIR suitable for counties:
COLORADO: Alamosa, Archuleta, Conejos, Costilla, Custer, El Paso, Huerfano, La Plata, Montezuma, Ouray, Rio Grande, San Juan, Teller
IDAHO: Cassia, Idaho, Latah, Valley, Washington
MASSACHUSETTS: All counties
MAINE: All counties
NEW MEXICO: Catron, Cibola, Colfax, Dona Ana, Grant, Lincoln, Otero, Rio Arriba, San Juan, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Sierra, Socorro, Taos
UTAH: Beaver, Box Elder, Cache, Carbon, Davis, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard, Morgan, Piute, Salt Lake, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wasatch, Washington, Wayne, Weber
WYOMING: Sweetwater
ARIZONA: Apache, Cochise, Coconino, Gila, Graham, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai

White fir belongs to family of pinaceae plants, its species name is concolor. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. White fir has green foliage and bears red colored flowers. White fir booms in late spring.The plant grows in conical form with single stem. White fir is a slow growing plant, a mature White fir can grow up to 120 feet. This plant is some what tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Red
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 120
Drought Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 80
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -38 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Late Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Late Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 15920
Seed Spread Rate : Moderate Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : Yes
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : Low
Lumber Product : Yes Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Low
Pulpwood Product : Yes Veneer Product : Yes

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Red
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Dense
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 20
Height, Mature (feet) : 120 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : Yes Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Conical
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Low Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Medium Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 80
Hedge Tolerance : Low Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 5.5 pH (Maximum) : 7.8
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 1200
Precipitation (Minimum) : 80 Precipitation (Maximum) : 80
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 40 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -38

WHITE FIR GALLERY

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Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Courtesy of ND State Soil Conservation Committee. Provided by USDA NRCS ND State Office. United States, ND.
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Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Courtesy of ND State Soil Conservation Committee. Provided by USDA NRCS ND State Office. United States, ND.
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Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Courtesy of ND State Soil Conservation Committee. Provided by USDA NRCS ND State Office. United States, ND.
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Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Courtesy of ND State Soil Conservation Committee. Provided by USDA NRCS ND State Office. United States, ND.
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J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, CA, Berkeley, University of California Berkeley Botanical Garden. March 24, 2004.
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Mark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Siskiyou Co., Forest Service Road 12N35, 6.2 miles from Forest Service Road 15NO1. August 1, 1984.
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Mark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Siskiyou Co., Forest Service Road 12N35, 6.2 miles from Forest Service Road 15NO1. August 1, 1984.
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Russell D. Daigle. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CA. 1940.
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Ray M. Filloon. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, OR, Rogue River National Forest, Lake of the Woods Ranger Station. 1939.
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Bluford W. Muir. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, AZ, Prescott National Forest. 1959.
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Lloyd F. Ryan. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, WA. 1934.
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E.S. Shipp. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CO, Pike National Forest. 1927.
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E.S. Shipp. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CO, San Isabel National Forest. 1927.
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John C. Wicker. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CA, Plumas National Forest, Ross Canyon. 1964.
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Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, WA. 1914.
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Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service.
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Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
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Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
white fir
Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
white fir
Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
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Susan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Bachelor Butte, Century Drive Highway to. June 22, 2003.
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Susan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Bachelor Butte, Century Drive Highway to. June 22, 2003.
white fir
Susan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Bachelor Butte, Century Drive Highway to. June 22, 2003.
white fir
Susan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Bachelor Butte, Century Drive Highway to. June 22, 2003.
white fir
Susan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Bachelor Butte, Century Drive Highway to. June 22, 2003.
white fir
Susan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Bachelor Butte, Century Drive Highway to. June 22, 2003.
white fir
Susan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Bachelor Butte, Century Drive Highway to. June 22, 2003.

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