Native SpeciesBalsam fir

Abies balsamea
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Field Notes
We were happy because we found the tree. One problem we ran into was at first the string we had was too short. We herd the road, we could smell pine, and we could see trees. We were not surprised because the tree we were looking for is common in this area.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
We knew that we found it because the tree had needles that were 3cm. long.
Photo of my evidence.
The needles attached to the branch with suction cups.
Photo of my evidence.
The tree had 2 white stripes on it's underside
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Abies balsamea
Common name:
Balsam fir
Sampling method: 
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 44.121559 °
W -69.308867 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Upland - Developed areas
Trip Information
Medomak Middle School Compost Trail to Snake Trail
Trip date: 
Tue, 2017-10-24 07:35
Town or city: 
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Medomak River Watershed


Great observation! I love how you used a transect line to sample your environment. Did your group get an idea of how many balsam firs there are in your area? Did you find other conifers too?