Identify a conifer tree

Group 5

Firs

Needles evergreen, single, flat or 4-sided; seeds in cones

Western Canada tree; needles with rows of white dots only on the lower surface; twigs dark yellowish-brown to grayish-brown

  • Amabilis fir

Tree found in the northern forests of Central and Eastern Canada; regular, pyramid-shaped crown tapers to a spire-like top

  • Balsam fir

Western Canada tree; needles with rows of white dots only on the lower surface; twigs olive-green to dark orange-brown

  • Grand fir

Western Canada tree; needles with rows of white dots on both surfaces

  • Subalpine fir
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