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Two Whitish Bands... ... of stomata on the needles’ underside. The terminal notches can also be recognized. Abies grandis,Abies grandisGrand fir,Canada,Fall,Geotagged Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Two Whitish Bands...

... of stomata on the needles’ underside. The terminal notches can also be recognized.

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  1. That is so cool! Great shot. Posted 9 months ago
    1. Christine, many thanks. Looked at this tree many times but never at the underside of the needles! Posted 9 months ago
      1. I'm glad you did! It's interesting and makes for a pretty photo! Posted 9 months ago

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''Abies grandis'' is a fir native to the Pacific Northwest and Northern California of North America, occurring at altitudes of sea level to 1,800 m. It is a major constituent of the Grand Fir/Douglas Fir Ecoregion of the Cascade Range.

The tree typically grows to 40–70 m in height, and may be the tallest Abies species in the world. There are two varieties, the taller coast grand fir, found west of the Cascade Mountains, and the shorter interior grand fir, found east of the Cascades... more

Similar species: Pinales
Species identified by gary fast
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Uploaded Dec 9, 2019. Captured Dec 9, 2019 09:10 in 315 Whaletown Rd, Whaletown, BC V0P 1Z0, Canada.
  • E-M5MarkII
  • f/22.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO640
  • 60mm