Native SpeciesBalsam fir

Abies balsamea
FOUND by jchick
2017-04-28
Machias, Maine
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Quality checked by me
Peer reviewed by meggie
Field Notes
Transect line was 15 meters and ran a 6 meter string of our transect and studied the trees a .5 meter to each side of the string. Data and pictures given were used to identify our species. Species were White Pine, Balsam Fir, Hemlock and Red Pine. Also other pictures and observations of the habitat were taken. We were looking for the abundance of our species and found 5 Balsam Fir trees.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
Compared the bark of this tree to the bark on our species ID card.
Photo of my evidence.
After comparing the needles of this conifer to the ones on our species ID card we found there were Balsam Fir needles.
Though we didn't have a picture of it the evidence as it was to small to get a picture of it. We could see the white line on a needle that we were asked to look for on our species ID card.
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: 
Vegetative structures (plants)
Sampling method: 
Transect
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.709632 °
Longitude: 
W -67.456011 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Forest
Trip Information
Name:
UMM Out back trail
Trip date: 
Fri, 2017-04-28 13:44
Town or city: 
Machias, Maine
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Eastern Coastal
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
5 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Walking trail
Tree canopy cover: 
Between 1/4 and 1/2
Soil moisture: 
Moist
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