Subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa)
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Latin (scientific) name: Abies lasiocarpa
Common English name: Subalpine fir
French name: Sapin subalpin
A west coast species found at high elevation sites in BC and Yukon.
Subalpine fir grows to treeline extent at northern and high elevation sites.
The Subalpine fir is the official arboreal emblem of Yukon.
0a, 0b, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.
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