bristlecone fir


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Related to bristlecone fir: bristlecone pine, balsam fir, grand fir
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Noun1.bristlecone fir - a pyramidal fir of southwestern California having spiny pointed leaves and cone scales with long spinesbristlecone fir - a pyramidal fir of southwestern California having spiny pointed leaves and cone scales with long spines
fir tree, true fir, fir - any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas
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The distinctive bristlecone fir, easily recognized by its very narrow spirelike crown, is restricted to the Santa Lucia Mountains south of Monterey.