SUBALPINE FIR

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SUBALPINE FIR suitable for counties:
ALASKA: All counties
ARIZONA: Apache, Coconino, Graham, Pima
CALIFORNIA: Siskiyou
COLORADO: Alamosa, Boulder, Clear Creek, Custer, Delta, Garfield, Grand, Hinsdale, Huerfano, Jackson, Larimer, Mesa, Mineral, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Park, Pueblo, Routt, San Juan, Summit
IDAHO: Adams, Bannock, Bear Lake, Blaine, Boise, Bonner, Bonneville, Caribou, Cassia, Clearwater, Custer, Elmore, Franklin, Fremont, Idaho, Latah, Lemhi, Owyhee, Shoshone, Teton, Twin Falls, Valley
MONTANA: Flathead, Gallatin, Lincoln, Madison, Stillwater
NEW MEXICO: Bernalillo, Catron, Cibola, Grant, Lincoln, Santa Fe, Socorro, Taos
NEVADA: Elko, Lincoln, Nye, White Pine
OREGON: Baker, Clackamas, Deschutes, Douglas, Grant, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Linn, Marion, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa
UTAH: Beaver, Box Elder, Cache, Carbon, Daggett, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Morgan, Piute, Rich, Salt Lake, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wasatch, Washington, Wayne, Weber
WASHINGTON: Asotin, Chelan, Clallam, Columbia, Cowlitz, Ferry, Garfield, Jefferson, Kittitas, Lewis, Mason, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Pierce, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Yakima
WYOMING: Albany, Big Horn, Carbon, Converse, Fremont, Hot Springs, Johnson, Lincoln, Natrona, Park, Sheridan, Sublette, Sweetwater, Teton, Uinta, Washakie

Subalpine fir belongs to family of pinaceae plants, its species name is lasiocarpa. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Subalpine fir has green foliage. Subalpine fir booms in late spring.The plant grows in conical form with single stem. Subalpine fir is a slow growing plant, a mature Subalpine fir can grow up to 90 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons. Other varieties of this plant are corkbark fircorkbark fir, and subalpine fir

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : - -
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 90
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 120
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -51 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 : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 37440
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Low
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 : No

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 : - -
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) : 15
Height, Mature (feet) : 90 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 : Low Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 120
Hedge Tolerance : Low Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 4.0 pH (Maximum) : 6.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 1200
Precipitation (Minimum) : 150 Precipitation (Maximum) : 150
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 40 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -51

SUBALPINE FIR GALLERY

subalpine fir
J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, CA, Berkeley, Regional Parks Botanic Garden at Tilden. March 24, 2004.
subalpine fir
J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, CA, Berkeley, Regional Parks Botanic Garden at Tilden. March 24, 2004.
subalpine fir
Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, CA.
subalpine fir
Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
subalpine fir
Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
subalpine fir
Sheri Hagwood. Bureau of Land Management. United States, ID, Bureau of Land Management Jarbidge Resource Area. June 28, 2007.
subalpine fir
J.E. Broaddus. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, UT, Wasatch National Forest. 1911.
subalpine fir
E.S. Shipp. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CO, San Isabel National Forest. 1927.
subalpine fir
K.D. Swan. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MT. 1935.
subalpine fir
K.D. Swan. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MT, Lewis and Clark National Forest, King's Hill. 1937.
subalpine fir
K.D. Swan. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, UT. 1935.
subalpine fir
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CO.
subalpine fir
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CO.
subalpine fir
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CO.
subalpine fir
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, OR.
subalpine fir
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, OR.
subalpine fir
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service.
subalpine fir
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service.

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