Balsam Fir Abies balsamea looks like a church steeple in shape and is
often used as a Christmas tree. Its bark has little blisters of scented
resin that was once used as a sort of chewing gum and porcupine appreciate
its taste. Its narrow leaves are whitish underneath and its cones grow
upright from the branches. The wood is often sold as "spruce" or used as
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