red fir

any of several firs, as Abies magnifica, of the western U.S., having a reddish bark.
the light, soft wood of these trees.

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red fir
1.  a North American coniferous tree, Abies magnifica, having reddish wood valued as timber: family Pinaceae
2.  any of various other pinaceous trees that have reddish wood
3.  the wood of any of these trees

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Example sentences
At higher elevations, white fir shares dominance with red fir.
Red fir, mountain hemlock and western white pine grow at higher elevations.
Evaluate different methods of establishing conifers and brush species on red fir barrens.
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