On the way down he identifies trees by which needles are best to sleep on: balsam fir is good.
The balsam fir and the silver spruce are the evergreen poems of the wild.
When grown in the open, the crown is pyramidal, like that of balsam fir.
The balsam fir is generally found in company with the alders or the silver spruce near a brook.
In that respect they resemble leaves of balsam fir and hemlock.
The list of names and the locality of their use indicate fairly well the geographical range of balsam fir.
This fir differs from balsam fir in its choice of situation.
The leaves of balsam fir are from one-half to one and one-fourth inches long.
The odor of the balsam fir is drawn out and spread far by the heat.
That is lighter than balsam fir, which is classed among the very light woods.