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- There are over 50 different species.
- They can be found throughout North & South America, Asia and Europe.
- Fir provides some of the main species of trees used for Christmas Trees.
- The height of firs can vary greatly depending on the species; some can grow to be 130 ft tall.
All types of fir offer watershed protection to their environments, as their root systems holds soil to the surface and prevent erosion.
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