View from Clingman's Dome - Red Spruce, Picea rubens, and Fraser Fir, Abies fraseri, boreal forest at southern location

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Because of its high elevation the forest community on the high elevation peaks of the Appalachian Mountains (the Smokies) in North Carolina and Tennessee is Canadian boreal spruce-fir forest. The forest is dominated by Red Spruce and Fraser Fir.