IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Pinaceae -- Pine family

    Robert M. Frank

    Balsam fir (Abies balsamea) is one of the more important  conifers in the northern United States and in Canada. Within its range it  may also be referred to as balsam, Canadian balsam, eastern fir, and  bracted balsam fir. It is a small to medium-sized tree used primarily for  pulp and light frame construction, and it is one of the most popular  Christmas trees. Wildlife rely extensively on this tree for food and  shelter.

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Robert M. Frank

Source: Silvics of North America

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