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Abies firma

Abies firma Siebold & Zucc.

momi fir

NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ABFI
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Abies firma
GENUS: Abies
FAMILY: PINACE - Pinaceae (Pine Family)

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HEIGHT: 40-60 ft.

DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Tree

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BLOOM TIME: Non-flowering
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HORTICULTURAL
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Cultural Notes:

SOIL MOISTURE: Average
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Sun, Part Shade
MINIMUM HARDINESS ZONE: 6
MAXIMUM HARDINESS ZONE: 9
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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: ABFI
USDA Common Name: Momi Fir
Native Status: L48 (I)
Distribution: USA (NC)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Abies firma
COMMON NAME: Momi Fir
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PHENOLOGY:
HABITAT: Naturalized from horticultural plantings near homesites.
COMMENTS: See Poindexter (2010b) for detailed information on the naturalization of this fir in our area and its recognition.
RANGE MAP: Abies firma.png

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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Pinaceae Sprengel ex F. Rudolphi 1830 (Pine Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 12 genera and about 220 species, trees and shrubs, almost exclusively in the Northern Hemisphere.
REFERENCE: Thieret in FNA (1993b); Price (1989)=Z; Page in Kramer & Green (1990).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Abies P. Miller 1754 (Fir)
SUMMARY: [contributed by Alan S. Weakley and Derick B. Poindexter]
REFERENCE: Hunt in FNA (1993b); Liu (1971)=Y; Page in Kramer & Green (1990).
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Abies firma in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Abies firma in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Abies firma in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Abies firma in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Abies firma in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Abies firma

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Last Modified: 2017-03-16

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