white fir

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spruce, Norway spruce, spruce fir, white deal, white fir

A white to light brown or red-brown, straight- and even-grained wood; moderately low density and strength. Relatively inexpensive; used for general-utility lumber.
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Species that are characteristic of the mid-montane conifer forest (i.e., Abies concolor) and the subalpine forest (i.e., Tsuga mertensiana) are only minor components of the debris flow forest.
According to the Western Wood Products Assn., the hem-fir group consists of western hemlock, California red fir (Abies magnifica), grand fir (Abies grondis), noble fir [Abies procera], pacific silver fir (Abies amabilis) and white fir (Abies concolor).
Good choices include Colorado blue spruce (Picea pungens 'Glauca'), alpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa), Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), and white fir (Abies concolor).
Overstory vegetation is dominated by Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) with lesser amounts of white fir (Abies concolor) and incense cedar (Calocedrus decurrens).