Santa Lucia fir
Definition of Santa Lucia fir
: a pyramidal California evergreen tree (Abies venusta) with spiny pointed leaves and cones that have long spines protruding from the scale bracts —called also bristlecone fir
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Origin and Etymology of santa lucia fir
after Santa Lucia range, southwestern California
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