balsam fir

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Synonyms for balsam fir

medium-sized fir of northeastern North America

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Common species include quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides), paper birch (Betula papyrifera), white spruce (Picea glauca), and balsam fir (Abies balsamea) in uplands, and northern white cedar (Thuja occidentalis), black spruce (Picea mariana), and black ash (Fraxinus nigra) in forested lowlands.
The top of a balsam fir is brittle and frozen that time of year, so it didn't take much to bring an 8-foot section toppling down into the snow Taking the top off the tree doesn't kill it.
Share a bottle of Annick Goutal's Encens Flamboyant eau de parfum for dominant notes of frankincense essence mixed with other wintry elements, like balsam fir and nutmeg, PS99 (liberty.
Caption: Christopher Gray of the University of New Brunswick's Natural Products Research Group looks to First Nations medicinal plants, such as this balsam fir (Abies balsamea), to isolate endoyphytes for drug development.
Many trees inhabit these northern mountains, including red and white maple, white pine, red spruce, balsam fir and red oak, which were affected by floodwaters in a number of ways.
Many iconic tree species such as paper birch, quaking aspen, balsam fir and black spruce are projected to shift out of the United States into Canada.
From the available material (except balsam fir [Abies balsamea] and red pine [Pinus resinosa], where material was limited), 60 samples of lumber, 0.
These two observations suggest that silver fir is a shortage food, which may be promoted by the fact that sugar content of silver fir needles is likely to be highest in winter, as found in balsam fir Abies balsamea (Little 1970).
Finally, one Christmas when Kate was too old to pull any more, Jean du Bois and his grandson Ti'Jean decide to hitch Muskeg to the sleigh like Santa's reindeer and let him pull a balsam fir home through the deep snow for their Christmas tree.
Forest Management Ontaria 2006 2007 2008 Area defoliated by insects and 1 978 846 1 945 195 beetle-killed trees (hectares) Balsam fir sawfly Forest tent caterpillar 370 759 371494 Gypsy moth 10 350 31094 Jack pine budworm 740 116 536 051 Mountain pine beetle Spruce beetle Spruce budworm 797 206 849 045 Western spruce budworm Other insects 60 415 157 511 Area planted (hectares) 82 615 74 861 Area seeded (hectares) 19 855 33 079 Fire--area burned (hectares) 149 533 40 652 1314 Fires--number (number) 2 298 1 124 338 Forest area certified (hectares) 21 600 640 26 324 043 26 287 730 Harvest (area) (hectares) 211874 183 985 158 651 Harvest (volume) (cubic metres) 18 855 000 14 725 000 Source: http://canadaforests.
Arboreal spiders (Araneae) on balsam fir and spruces in east-central Maine.
FRASER FIR This tree smells like balsam--no surprise as this is the Southern sister of balsam fir.
The coniferous cover-types are a lowland conifer cover-type consisting of black spruce (Picea mariana), northern white cedar (Thuja occidentalis) and tamarack (Larix laricina), and an upland conifer cover type consisting of red pine (Pinus resinosa), hemlock, balsam fir (Abies balsamea) and white spruce (Picea glauca).
Each year Worcester and his employees put together around 5,000 Balsam Fir Christmas wreaths to be placed on gravesites in Arlington National Cemetery for the holiday season.