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Balsam fir, Abies Balsamea (Linnaeus) Miller

Egolfs Voldemars Bakuzis

Balsam fir, Abies Balsamea (Linnaeus) Miller

a monographic review [by] E.V. Bakuzis and H.L. Hansen, with contributions by F.H. Kaufert [and others]

by Egolfs Voldemars Bakuzis

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Balsam fir

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHansen, Henry L.,, Kaufert, Frank Henry, 1905-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD397 B2 B3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination445p.
    Number of Pages445
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17036591M

    This page was last edited on 14 December , at Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License; all unstructured text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. SILVICS OF BALSAM FIR (Abies balsamea (L.) Mill.) Common names: fir, balsam, Canada balsam. Field identification aids: only native softwood with resin blisters on the bark that exude a sticky resin - typical Christmas tree smell (balsam) - flat needle does not roll easily between fingers - .

    BALSAM FIR Abies balsamea (L.) P. Mill. plant symbol = ABBA Alternative Crops - Characteristics – Classification - Culturally Significant – Distribution Update - Fact Sheets -Invasive and Noxious Weeds – Plant Materials Publications - Threatened and Endangered Plants –Wetland Indicator Status. 46,+ Plant Images; Gallery Provides.   The most common tree in the state is abies balsamea, the balsam fir. "It's just everywhere,” said Robert Seymour, a professor of forestry at .

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Balsam fir, Abies Balsamea (Linnaeus) Miller by Egolfs Voldemars Bakuzis Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Balsam Fir Tree is grown widely as the popular Christmas tree. The Balsam Fir tree can reach heights of 45 to 75 feet. Soil Type: Prefers cold climates, well-drained soil, acid, moist soil, more shade tolerant than other firs.

Zones: 3 to 6 Germination Range: 40%% Stratification Requirement: 15 to 30 days in moist medium at 34 to 41 degrees.5/5(1). Comments: Balsam Fir is a favorite Christmas tree species, and its resin is used to make Canada balsam.

Such resin (when purified) has very good optical qualities, and was used as an adhesive in bonding optical elements and lenses up until the s, when it was replaced by synthetic resins. Balsam fir (Abies balsamea) is a native conifer with its natural range in Canada and the United States.

In Canada, balsam fir can be found in the northern portions of Quebec and Ontario, extending east through Newfoundland and Labrador, in scattered populations through Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and south through central Alberta.

From the balsam fir tree Abies balsamea, a sesquiterpenoid, juvabione (Figure 9), was isolated as a compound that has a JH activity that causes the last instar larvae of European linden bug, Pyrrhocoris apterus, to molt into nymphal-adultoid forms.

58,59 Since then, a number of phytojuvenile hormones have been detected 56 such as juvocimene I and II from the sweet basil Ocimum basilicum. 60, Pure Essential Oil Works Balsam Fir Needle Oil, % Pure, Natural, Paraben-Free and Therapeutic Grade with Euro-Style Dropper Ounces out of 5 stars $ $ 6.

99 ($/Fl Oz). Balsam Fir Essential Oil. Balsam fir (Abies balsamea) is a species of fir native to eastern North is an evergreen and is commonly identified as the classic ‘Christmas tree’.

1 It is the source of Canada balsam, a type of turpentine that acts as an effective varnish. It is also considered an ideal medium for mounting scientific samples on laboratory slides. 2 The species is a. Balsam fir is estimated to tolerate an annual precipitation of 60 to cm, an annual temperature range of 5 to 12°C, and a pH of to The balsam fir is a fast-growing tree in its native environment [18], but it is fairly short-lived and slow growing in Britain, becoming ungainly after about 20 years [8] [6] [27].

Abies balsamea is an evergreen Tree growing to 15 m (49ft) by 5 m (16ft) at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) 2 and is not frost tender. It is in leaf all year, in flower in May, and the seeds ripen from September to October.

The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and is pollinated by Wind. provides several images of parts of balsam fir.

The tree is a conifer and the lineal taxonomy is Pinopsida > Pinales > Pinaceae > Abies balsamea (L.) P. Mill.

Balsam fir is also commonly called blister or balm-of-Gilead fir, eastern fir or Canada balsam and sapin baumler. Get this from a library. Silvical characteristics of balsam fir (Abies balsamea). [Arthur C Hart] -- "Balsam fir takes its name from the Latin word for balm.

Some people know the tree as the Balm-of-Gilead fir. It has also been called the blister fir, because of the bark blisters that yield Canada. Balsam fir is truly a northern species and is an important part of northern mixed forests or boreal forests.

As I’ve already told you, Abies balsamea is an incredibly important wildlife tree. Deer, moose, rabbits, and many species of birds use balsam fir stands for thermal cover because the dense foliage cuts down on wind and insulates the area.

The Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea) is a small to medium-sized tree widespread in moist woodlands and swamps in boreal forests of the its range it may also be referred to as Balsam, Canadian Balsam, Canada Balsam, Eastern Fir, and Bracted Balsam Fir.

It is the provincial tree of New Brunswick. Abies balsamea balsam fir. Native to Eastern North America. Reaches 60 feet in height. Produces resin blisters on bark; Canada balsam, used medicinally, as a glue and fixative to mount microscopic specimens.

Abies religiosa sacred fir. Native to central and. Range map for Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea) PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State. The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies). 46 BALSAM FIR B F Abies balsamea (L.) P. Mill. B alsam fir occurs statewide and is the most abundant tree in the state. It is frequently found in damp woods and on well-drained hillsides, and often occurs in thickets.

The tree normally forms a sharp spire to a height of 60–70 feet and grows to 12–20 inches in young. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Uses for the balsam fir tree for wilderness survival are so numerous that a complete inventory could easily fill a small book. If you are lucky enough to live in balsam fir (Abies balsamea) country then you have a readily available supply of medicines, fire starting aids and fire burning materials, food, and shelter making materials.

Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea) is a common member of northern New England forests and is widely known as a popular Christmas blunt-tipped, flat needles of this species are green above, have two white stripes below, and are typically arranged in flatish sprays.

Abies balsamea. Ingredients: % pure balsam fir needle oil Aroma: Pleasant, woodsy Attributes: Empowering, balancing, strengthening Mixes Well With: Frankincense oil, myrrh oil, pine oil, and sandalwood oil blend Extraction Method: Steam Distillation from Abies balsamea needles Physical Characteristics: Specific Gravity: Refractive Index:   Balsam fir pitch is clear, runny, and very sticky with a pleasant balsam smell that reminds me of Christmas.

At very low temperatures the pitch remains unfrozen but becomes cloudy and takes on a gel-like consistency. In the picture you can see I have opened a balsam fir.

Balsam fir. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader term: Fir; Used for: Abies balsamea; Filed under: Balsam fir Direct seeding and planting of balsam fir in northern Wisconsin / ([Saint Paul, Minn.]: Lake States Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, []), by J. H. Stoeckeler, Darroll D. Skilling, and Minn.) Lake States Forest Experiment.Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties.

However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in.Balsam fir definition, a pale yellow or greenish, slightly fluorescent, clear, viscous, bitter-tasting, water-insoluble liquid, having a pleasant, aromatic, pinelike odor, and solidifying on exposure to air: obtained from the balsam fir, Abies balsamea, and used chiefly for mounting objects on microscope slides, in the manufacture of fine lacquers, and as a cement for lenses.