Definition of white fir in English:

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white fir

noun

A North American fir that has a whitish coloration on both sides of its flat needles. White firs are common in the mountainous coastal areas of California, the Sierra Nevada, and the southern Rockies.
  • Abies concolor, family Pinaceae.
Example sentences
  • Like balsam fir, white fir is relatively difficult to establish in plantations, and growth after planting is often very irregular.
  • Over the hilly five acres grow native black oak, incense cedar, white fir and Coulter, knobcone, sugar and ponderosa pines.
  • Randy and Jan and John Paul roar off in a borrowed ranger pickup parked under the big white fir by the hose rack.

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