Native SpeciesBalsam fir

Abies balsamea
FOUND by eguire6
2017-04-28
Machias
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Field Notes
We found 3 balsam fir trees in our site area.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
In the photo it shows that the flat needles are roughly 2 cm or longer. The needles are attached like suction cups.
Photo of my evidence.
In this photo, you can see the 2 white racing stripes on the back of the flat needles. You can also see the needles attached like suction cups to the branch.
Photo of my evidence.
In this photo you can see the smooth bark that has blisters full of resin.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Abies balsamea
Common name:
Balsam fir
Count of individuals: 
1-10
Coverage: 
Reproduction: 
Sampling method: 
Transect
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.707760 °
Longitude: 
W -67.454698 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Forest
Trip Information
Name:
UMM outback trail
Trip date: 
Fri, 2017-04-28 13:00
Town or city: 
Machias
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Eastern Coastal
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
Evidence of vectors: 
Tree canopy cover: 
3/4 - Completely covered
Soil moisture: 
Saturated

Comments

This looks like Balsam Fir to me! From photos this looks like this tree is balsam fir because of the needles, nice job!

From your site photo, this looks like a beautiful forest. Your evidence photos are very detailed. Thanks for posting!!

~sniffly