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Abies firma

Abies firma Siebold & Zucc.

japanese fir, momi fir


PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: ABFI
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Abies firma
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2017-03-16

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: ABIES
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Abies
GENUS AUTHORITY: Mill.
GENUS COMMON: Fir
GENUS SUMMARY: [contributed by Alan S. Weakley and Derick B. Poindexter]
GENUS IDENTIFICATION:
GENUS REFERENCES: Hunt in FNA (1993b); Liu (1971)=Y; Page in Kramer & Green (1990).

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: PINACE
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Pinaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: Sprengel ex F. Rudolphi 1830
FAMILY COMMON: Pine Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 12 genera and about 220 species, trees and shrubs, almost exclusively in the Northern Hemisphere.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Thieret in FNA (1993b); Price (1989)=Z; Page in Kramer & Green (1990).

NCBG DESCRIPTIVES

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FRUITS:
COMMENTS:
HEIGHT: 40-60 ft.

DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Tree

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FLORAL CHARACTERISTICS
SYMMETRY:
BLOOM TIME: Non-flowering
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

BLOOM COLOR:
White Red Pink Orange Yellow Green Blue Lavender Purple Violet Brown Not Applicable
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DISTRIBUTION
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NATIVE RANGE: Japan

HORTICULTURAL
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Cultural Notes:

SOIL MOISTURE: Average
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Sun, Part Shade
MINIMUM HARDINESS ZONE: 6
MAXIMUM HARDINESS ZONE: 9
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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
412 1985-0003 View



GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
1012 412 177 NCBG staff 1980-01-12 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: ABFI
USDA Common Name: Momi Fir
Native Status: L48 (I)
Distribution: USA (NC)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Abies firma
COMMON NAME: Momi Fir
SYNONYMY:
PHENOLOGY:
HABITAT: Naturalized from horticultural plantings near homesites.
COMMENTS: See Poindexter (2010b) for detailed information on the naturalization of this fir in our area and its recognition.
RANGE MAP: Abies firma.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Pinaceae Sprengel ex F. Rudolphi 1830 (Pine Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 12 genera and about 220 species, trees and shrubs, almost exclusively in the Northern Hemisphere.
REFERENCE: Thieret in FNA (1993b); Price (1989)=Z; Page in Kramer & Green (1990).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Abies Mill. (Fir)
SUMMARY: [contributed by Alan S. Weakley and Derick B. Poindexter]
REFERENCE: Hunt in FNA (1993b); Liu (1971)=Y; Page in Kramer & Green (1990).

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Abies firma in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Abies firma in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Abies firma in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Abies firma in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Abies firma in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Abies firma

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

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