Native SpeciesBalsam fir

Abies balsamea
FOUND by KelseyPB
2017-04-28
Machias
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Peer reviewed by Downeast ME Educator
Field Notes
The area was dense forest. We were able to find two species. An abundance of 3 Balsam Firs.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
Needles show "racing stripes" on underside.
Photo of my evidence.
Needles Length does not exceed 3 cm.
Photo of my evidence.
Young trees have smooth, grey bark.
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 44.706929 °
Longitude: 
W -67.454284 °
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: 
2 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Walking trail
People
Tree canopy cover: 
Between 1/2 and 3/4
Soil moisture: 
Saturated

Comments

Your first evidence photo is very helpful, I think. What was the other species you found?

~sniffly