Species Details

Abies amabilis

Pacific silver fir

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Photo of Abies amabilis
© 2021 Scot Loring
Photo of Abies amabilis
© Philip Haddock and CNPS
Photo of Abies amabilis
©2018 Dana York
Scientific Name:
Abies amabilis (Dougl.) Forbes
Common Name:
Pacific silver fir
Family: Pinaceae
Element Code: PGPIN01010
USDA Plants Symbol: ABAM
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial evergreen tree
Blooming Period:
Elevation:
1700 - 2195 meters
5580 - 7200 feet
General Habitat:
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:

Known in CA only from isolated groves.

Total Occurrences: 7
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 1 0 1 0 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 5
Presence:
Presumed Extant 7
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), California (CA), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Siskiyou (SIS)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Boulder Peak (4112351), Dutch Creek (4112381), English Peak (4112342)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads