Shasta red fir

noun
variants: or less commonly Shasta fir

Definition of Shasta red fir

: an immense evergreen tree (Abies magnifica shastensis) of the Pacific coast of North America closely related to the California red fir but less hardy in cultivation

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from Mt. Shasta

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“Shasta red fir.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shasta%20red%20fir. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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