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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. U.S.A. (Appalachian Mountains).

[EDGE]

Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

Conservation
Abies fraseri is rated as Endangered (EN) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 0.44, which places it in position 338 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.71, ranked 899. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poir. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 2007 Ball, J. [s.n.], USA K000288159
Feb 1, 2007 Small, J.K. [s.n.], USA K000288155
Feb 1, 2007 Gray, A. [s.n.], USA K000288157
Feb 1, 2007 Clausen, R.T. [5583], USA K000288154
Feb 1, 2007 Curtiss, A.H. [2665], USA K000288156
Feb 1, 2007 Nicholson, G. [s.n.], USA K000288158

First published in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl., Suppl. 5: 35 (1817)

Accepted by

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

EDGE Gymnosperms
EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0