Abies concolor

A common tree at high elevations. Most similar to Pseudotsuga, which often occurs with it, but having longer needles and lacking the distinctive bracts of Pseudotsuga cones. The cones are also borne erect on the stems, and usually disintegrate in situ rather than falling intact.

Upper stems with cones, lower part of the Capitan Peak Trail, Capitan Mountains, 4 Jul 2006.

Needles in the Black Range, 4 Jun 2006.

Bark in the Black Range, 4 Jun 2006.

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