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Red fir

Abies magnifica is a large evergreen tree typically up to 4060 metres tall and 2 metres trunk diameter, rarely to 76.5 metres tall and 3 metres diameter, with a narrow conic crown. The bark on young trees is smooth, grey, and with resin blisters, becoming orange-red, rough and fissured on old trees. The leaves are needle-like, 2-3.5 cm long, glaucous blue-green above and below with strong stomatal bands, and an acute tip. They are arranged spirally on the shoot, but twisted slightly s-shaped to be upcurved above the shoot.

Abies magnifica, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America. More