1. Family: Pinaceae Spreng. ex F.Rudolphi
    1. Genus: Abies Mill.
      1. Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Alaska to W. U.S.A. and New Mexico.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Abies lasiocarpa is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.63, which places it in position 1061 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.57, ranked 1025. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Northwest Territorie, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Yukon

    Introduced into:

    Iceland, Sweden

    Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2006 Lyall, D. [s.n.], Oregon K000553372 holotype
    18481.000

    First published in N. Amer. Sylv. 3: 138 (1849)

    Accepted by

    • Adams, R.P., Earle, C.J. & Thornburg, D. (2011). Taxonomy of infraspecific taxa of Abies lasiocarpa: leaf essential oils and DNA of Abies lasiocarpa, var. bifolia and var. arizonica Phytologia 93: 73-87.
    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

    Sources

    EDGE Gymnosperms
    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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