Abies alba, commonly known as Silver Fir, is an evergreen coniferous tree species belonging to the Pinaceae family. This tall and narrow tree can grow up to 60 meters in height and 2 meters in diameter at breast height. The crown of the tree is conical, with a straight trunk and smooth bark that is initially greyish-brown, turning into a reddish-brown color with age.
The species is native to mountainous regions of Europe, where it thrives in cool and humid climates with well-drained soils. Silver Fir is well-known for its ecological benefits, including its ability to reduce soil erosion, protect watersheds, and provide habitat for a variety of wildlife species.