Abies sachalinensis var. gracilis

Abies sachalinenesis var. gracilis, first described in1901 by Vladimir Leontyevich Komarov (1869–1945) is native to Russia's Kamchatka peninsula. It differs from the type through shorter needles (to 0.8 inch/20 mm) and smaller seed cones with exserted bracts.

Attribution from: Aris Auders and Derek Spicer, RHS Encyclopedia of Conifers; ©2012 Kingsblue Press

Foliage and cone of Abies sachalinenesis var. gracilis
Photo by (Harkevich and Kachura 1981