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Scientific Name: Abies nordmanniana
Pronunciation: AY-beez nord-man-ee-AY-nuh
Common Name: Nordmann fir
Family Name: Pinaceae
Plant Type: Conifer
Key ID Features: Leaves glossy, rich green linear needles with 2 stomata lines underneath, <3.5 cm long, point forward/overlap above on each shoot, flat tip; female cones greenish-brown, ovoid-cylindrical, protruding bracts, held upright on upper branches; buds light brown, terminal or clusters of 5-7.
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Pyramidal - narrowly
Texture: Medium - fine
Mature Size:
Height:> 30m
Spread:15 - 25m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Central / west Asia (Caucasus Mountains, Turkey)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Forestry
Additional Info: Google
Nordmann fir
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Needle-like
Arrangement: Spiraled
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Glabrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Linear
Apices: Acute
Bases: Attenuate
Margins: Entire
Additional Info: 20-30 mm x 2-2.5 mm, directed forward

Inflorescence Type: n/a (male cone)
Flower Morphology:Monoecious plant
Colour (petals): No flowers, Brown
Flower Time at Peak: Mar, Apr
Fruit Type: Cone (winged seeds)
Fruit Colour: Blue, Brown
Fruiting Time:
Bark or Stem Colour: Grey, Brown
Organ Modifications: Ectomycorrhizae

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