1. Family: Pinaceae Spreng. ex F.Rudolphi
    1. Genus: Abies Mill.
      1. Species: Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.
        1. Abies lasiocarpa var. lasiocarpa

        This variety is accepted, and its native range is Alaska to W. U.S.A.

    [EDGE]

    Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

    Conservation
    Abies amabilis is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 1.16, which places it in position 913 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.29, ranked 656. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Northwest Territorie, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Yukon

    Introduced into:

    Iceland, Sweden

    Abies lasiocarpa var. lasiocarpa appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2011 Calder, J.A. [34646], Canada K000340522
    Jan 1, 2011 Zeller, S.M. [915], USA K000340521
    Dec 1, 2009 Croft, R. [17], Canada K000554029
    Nov 1, 2008 Thompson, J.W. [7554], USA K000567694
    Oct 1, 2008 Thompson, J.W. [7583], USA K000567693
    Aug 1, 2008 Eastwood, A. [678], Canada K000567651
    Aug 1, 2008 Nelson, A. [5615], USA K000567649
    Aug 1, 2008 Rosendahl, C.O. [2017], Canada K000567652
    Aug 1, 2008 Leiberg, J.B. [1641], USA K000567648
    Aug 1, 2008 Barkley, F.A. [1709], USA K000567647
    Feb 1, 2006 Douglas, D. [s.n.], District of Columbia K000553371 holotype
    Feb 1, 2006 Douglas, D. [s.n.], District of Columbia K001081714 Unknown type material
    Jul 5, 2001 Allen, O.D. [312], USA K000567695
    Jul 5, 2001 Macoun, J.M. [2298], Canada K000553394
    Baker, C.F. [221], USA K000567692
    Baker, C.F. [129], USA K000567696
    Shaw, C.H. [898], Canada K000567650
    Ballinger, S. [RC105], USA K000554634

    Accepted by

    • Adams, R.P., Earle, C.J. & Thornburg, D. (2011). Taxonomy of infraspecific taxa of Abies lasiocarpa: leaf essential oils and DNA of Abies lasiocarpa, var. bifolia and var. arizonica Phytologia 93: 73-87.
    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

    Sources

    EDGE Gymnosperms
    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0