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Abies balsamea

balsam fir; balsam; Canada balsam; eastern fir; dwarf balsam fir

Species Record #: gw1000003

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Botanical Information:

Genus: Abies

Family: Pinaceae

Author: (L.) P. Mill.

Synonyms: Pinus balsamea

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Abies balsamea
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The needles on the balsam fir have a very strong, delightful aroma when picked or crushed, and makes one think of Christmas no matter what time of year it is. Male deer cause a lot of damage to the young trees by rubbing their antlers on the bark,sometimes girdling the bark around the tree and causing it to die. Also a tree that they love to browse on in the winter. S...

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