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Pacific Silver Fir (Beautiful Fir) Abies amabilis (Pinaceae) HEIGHT to 32m. Has luxuriant foliage, a strong trunk thick tapering crown on in suitable wet climates. BARK Silvery. LEAVES Glossy, to 3cm long, silvery below and densely packed; orange-scented when crushed. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Smooth oval cones tinged purple; grow on upper surface of twigs. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of NW USA. Widely planted here for ornament.