Invasive Species Compendium

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Abies lasiocarpa
(rocky mountain fir)

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Abies lasiocarpa (rocky mountain fir)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Abies lasiocarpa
  • Preferred Common Name
  • rocky mountain fir
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •         Class: Pinopsida
  • Uses List
  • Agroforestry
  • Fibre
  • Ornamental
  • Wood/timber
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.

Preferred Common Name

  • rocky mountain fir

Variety

  • Abies lasiocarpa var. arizonica (Merriam) Lemmon
  • Abies lasiocarpa var. lasiocarpa

Other Scientific Names

  • Abies arizonica Merriam
  • Pinus lasiocarpa Hook.

International Common Names

  • English: subalpine fir
  • Spanish: alamo de la sierra
  • French: sapin de Lobb

Local Common Names

  • : alpine fir; corkbark fir
  • Germany: Felsengebirgs-Tanne
  • Italy: abete lasiocarpo
  • Mexico: pino real blanco
  • Netherlands: zilverspar
  • USA: Rocky Mountain fir

EPPO code

  • ABILA (Abies lasiocarpa var. lasiocarpa)

Trade name

  • fir
  • Western wood

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •                 Class: Pinopsida
  •                     Family: Pinaceae
  •                         Genus: Abies
  •                             Species: Abies lasiocarpa

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Agroforestry

General

  • Ornamental

Materials

  • Fibre
  • Wood/timber

Wood Products

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Containers

  • Boxes
  • Cases
  • Crates
  • Pallets

Pulp

  • Short-fibre pulp

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • Carpentry/joinery (exterior/interior)
  • Flooring
  • For light construction

Wood-based materials

  • Fibreboard
  • Particleboard