Picea glauca var. albertiana ‘Conica’
Dwarf Alberta Spruce
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Coniferophyta||Conifers—cone-bearing trees (and a few shrubs)|
|Class||Pinopsida||Gymnosperms such as cedars, Douglas-firs, cypresses, firs, junipers, kauri, larches, pines, hemlocks, redwoods, spruces, and yews|
|Order||Pinales||Cone-bearing plants: cedar, cypress, fir, juniper, larch, pine, redwood, spruce, yew, and others|
|Family||Pinaceae||Pine family: cedars, firs, hemlocks, larches, pines and spruces|
|Genus||Picea||Spruce; means “pitch”|
|Species||glauca||Glaucous, from the Greek meaning “bluish-gray,” referring primarily to the leaves, and specifically to “bloom,” the fine, whitish powder that coats the leaves of certain plants|
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Picea glauca var. albertiana ‘Conica’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.
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5/31/2010 · Mt. Lebanon St., Pepperell, MA
≈ 31 × 46" (78 × 117 cm)