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Balsam fir

Abies balsamea


Grows in the north/northeastern states of the US an Canada. Trees grow typically up to 45-60 ft with a narrow conic crown. Bark is smooth and grey. Leaves are flat-needle like at about 1/2 - 1" in length.


Boreal forests


Located under resin blisters in the bark or dripping down its trunk, sap can be used as an antiseptic for wounds. Can also be used to produce a cold remedy or glue.

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Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Dec 27, 2013
Submitted on Jan 4, 2014


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