Abies fraseri

ClassificationGymnosperms
FamilyPinaceae
Family (Traditional)Pinaceae
GenusAbies
SpeciesAbies fraseri (Pursh) Poir.
Common NameAbete di Fraser, Cseroki jegenyefenyo, Fraser balsam fir, Fraser fir, Fraser's fir, Frasers Balsam-Tanne, Frasers Tanne, sapin de Fraser, She-balsam, Southern balsam fir, Southern fir
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Evergreen; Habit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Needlelike; Leaf Veination: One-Nerved; Petiole Type: Sessile; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Linear; Leaf/Leaflet Apex Shape: Obtuse; Leaf/Leaflet Base Shape: Acute;Cuneate;Obtuse; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Entire; Leaf Fragrance: Aromatic; Stipules: Exstipulate;
Flower Color2: Purple; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 9.0
C value 9
StatusNative; EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[S1S2] (State Rank); G2 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Anderson (TN), Carter (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Unicoi (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, KNK, MTSU, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1967 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
ETSU001093 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Abies fraseri
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 16 Oct 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Abies fraseri
UCHT003501 Tennessee
UCHT
Abies fraseri
MTSU000094 Sevier Tennessee 20 Oct 1979 WM Ponath
63
MTSU
Abies fraseri
MTSU000092 Rutherford Tennessee
4
MTSU
Abies fraseri
MTSU000097 Williamson Tennessee 15 Nov 2012 Rachel Lytle
98
MTSU
Abies fraseri
MTSU000093 Anderson Tennessee 20 Dec 1967 Allen Coggins
MTSU
Abies fraseri
ETSU001095 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Abies fraseri
ETSU001094 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Abies fraseri
31973000003812 Sevier Tennessee Thieret, John
KNK
Abies fraseri
UCHT003502 Tennessee
UCHT
Abies fraseri
MTSU000089 Rutherford Tennessee 04 Dec 2007 Meagan Dotson
MTSU
Abies fraseri
MTSU000098 Tennessee 03 Jan 2004 Kurt E. Blum
MTSU
Abies fraseri
MTSU000091 Rutherford Tennessee 30 Nov 1991 Joe Tripp
MTSU
Abies fraseri
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Plant Photos

Abies fraseri - Dwayne Estes
Abies fraseri - Dwayne Estes
Abies fraseri - Dwayne Estes
Abies fraseri - Dwayne Estes
Abies fraseri - Dwayne Estes
Abies fraseri - Dwayne Estes
Abies fraseri - Joey Shaw
Abies fraseri - Joey Shaw
Abies fraseri - Milo Pyne
Abies fraseri - Milo Pyne