Definition of Lowland fir

1. Noun. Lofty fir of the Pacific coast of northwestern America having long curving branches and deep green leaves.

Exact synonyms: Abies Grandis, Giant Fir, Grand Fir, Lowland White Fir
Generic synonyms: Silver Fir



Lexicographical Neighbors of Lowland Fir

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Literary usage of Lowland fir

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"It remains to consider the question why the highland fir, as it is called in Rome, is inferior, while the lowland fir is extremely useful in buildings so ..."

2. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"It remains to consider the question why the highland fir, as it is called in Rome, is inferior, while the lowland fir is extremely useful in buildings so ..."

3. Bulletin of the University of Montana by University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.) (1903)
"The leaves of the lower branches resemble those of the lowland fir, though in trees growing side by side those of the alpine fir are narrower and lighter ..."

4. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1911)
"Western Hemlock, Amabilis Fir, lowland fir, and Douglas Fir; in Oregon, with Douglas Fir, lowland fir, and Amabilis Fir; in California, with Douglas Fir, ..."

5. A Biological Reconnoissance in the Vicinity of Flathead Lake by Morton John Elrod (1902)
"The leaves of the lower branches resemble those of the lowland fir, though in trees growing side by side those of the alpine fir are narrower and lighter ..."

6. The Forests of the Flathead Valley, Montana by Harry Nichols Whitford (1905)
"The young trees, unlike those of silver pine and lowland fir, cannot endure shade. In no instance was a seedling observed growing in the shade of a forest. ..."

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