Definition of Abies lowiana
1. Noun. Medium to tall fir of central to western United States having a narrow erect crown and soft wood.
Generic synonyms: Silver Fir
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Literary usage of Abies lowiana
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1. Muhlenbergia: A Journal of Botany edited by Amos Arthur Heller, Patrick Beveridge Kennedy (1912)
"Sudworth, in Forest Trees of the Pacific Slope 117, says: "The long maintained abies lowiana Murray (cultivated in England, where it was first described), ..."
2. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"abies lowiana Murray, Proc. R. Hort. Soc., vol. 3, p. 317, figs. (1863) ; Lemmon, 3rd Rep. Cal. Board For., p. 148, t. 15, 16 (1890), Sierra Club Bull., ..."
3. Gardening in California: Landscape and Flower by John McLaren (1908)
"49. Cedrus deodara and Abelia rupestris. 50. abies lowiana and Clianthus puniceus. 51. Prunus Caroliniensis and Albizzia julibrissin. 52. ..."
4. Wood and Other Organic Structural Materials by Charles Henry Snow (1917)
"22. MODULUS OF ELASTICITY. 1290000. MODULUS OF RUPTURE. 9900. REMARKS. , Not always distinguished from the species abies lowiana. ..."
5. Handbook of West-American Cone-bearers by John Gill Lemmon (1900)
"... and abies lowiana, but a variety of A, concolor,—and so of many other forms lately admitted as species. The conservative botanists, Hooker, Baker, Gray, ..."
6. Tharander forstliches Jahrbuch by Königlich Sächsische Forstakademie, Forstliche Hochschule Tharandt (1897)
"angegeben: Araucaria imbricata, abies lowiana, Abies Dou- ... Sequoia gigantea, Pinus austríaca, Cupressus Lawsoniana, abies lowiana, Cedrus atlántica, ..."
7. Biennial Report of the California State Board of Forestry for the Years by California State Board of Forestry (1886)
"The California White Fir, or abies lowiana, is distinguished by having' a rather rigid habit, the branches relatively shorter and stouter than those of ..."