Abies balsamea

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Noun1.Abies balsamea - medium-sized fir of northeastern North AmericaAbies balsamea - medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees
silver fir - any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneath
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El noveno manuscrito presenta el tema del comportamiento elastico de la madera de Acer rubrum y de Abies balsamea, dos maderas canadienses, por Hernandez-Maldonado y Sotomayor-Castellanos.
Botanical Common Name Name Abies balsamea Balsam fir A.
Typically, Abies balsamea is the most abundant tree species near the lake shore where the water table is high, the soils are fine-textured, and the organic soil horizons are moderately thick.