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Abies bracteata

Family: Pinaceae

Common names: BRISTLECONE FIR; SANTA LUCIA FIR, FIR, SILVER FIR

Native to: Southwestern California

Plant

Type: tree

Form: erect

Conifer

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 131 feet

Max width: 29.5 feet

Flower

brown/black

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, bird

Plant part consumed by birds: seeds

Bird uses plant for shelter or cover or cavity: cover

Plant features: conifer, evergreen, growth rate slow

Exposure: sun

Slow growing

Propagates by: seed

Soil acidity: acidic

Soil type: wide range

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: 0 to +30 °F