Most of the fir (Abies) at high altitudes in southern Oregon and northwestern California west of the Klamath River, commonly thought to be Shasta red fir (A. magnifica var. shastensis Lemm.), is shown to be noble fir (A. procera Rehd.). The former has a very limited range in this region.
Document Type: Journal Article
Publication date: June 1, 1963
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