Abies sachalinensis var. nemorensis

Abies sachalinensis var. nemorensis, first described in 1919 by Heinrich Mayr (1856 – 1911), is a variant of Sakhalin fir native to Russia — Sakhalin island and Japan — Hokkaido. It differs from the typical species by having smaller seed cones with hidden bracts.

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

Sakhalin fir foliage
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