Native SpeciesBalsam fir

Abies balsamea
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Field Notes
During our observation on a cold October morning we were happy that we could find the Balsam fir right away along with a few other trees that appeared to be in the same species. While outside we could hear wind rustling leaves,trees, and kids talking and could smell the pine, while outside we were surprised by how many of the species we saw in the same area.
Supporting Evidence
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We know that the tree we found is a Balsam fir because it had needles three centimeters long like Balsam firs do.
Photo of my evidence.
Another way that we know the tree we found is a Balsam fir because of the stripe like pattern on the backs of the needles.
Photo of my evidence.
The last way that led us to believe that the tree was in fact a Balsam fir is that once we got at the location we were given and laid down the string it led directly to the following tree.
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 44.121423 °
W -69.308849 °
Observation Site Information
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Upland - Forest
Trip Information
Medomak Middle School Compost Trail to Snake Trial
Trip date: 
Mon, 2017-10-23 12:12
Town or city: 
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Medomak River Watershed


On a cold, October morning...could be the start of a great novel.

When you say you saw many species, did you mean different species? If so, what other species of trees were in your area? Nice work, CCC82.