Tree Trail

Balsam Fir

Abies balsamea

    Notable about this species*

  • Most abundant tree in the state.
  • The cones disintegrate when they’re mature.
  • Valued for Christmas trees and wreaths.

Map to this tree.

Coordinates: 44.873111, -68.634901

Additional Information


* Source: “Forest Trees of Maine”, Centennial Edition, 1908 to 2008, a publication of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry