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Picea mariana

Picea mariana (Mill.) Britton Sterns & Poggenb.

 

Black Spruce

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionConiferophytaConifers—cone-bearing trees (and a few shrubs)
ClassPinopsidaGymnosperms such as cedars, Douglas-firs, cypresses, firs, junipers, kauri, larches, pines, hemlocks, redwoods, spruces, and yews
OrderPinalesCone-bearing plants: cedar, cypress, fir, juniper, larch, pine, redwood, spruce, yew, and others
FamilyPinaceaePine family: cedars, firs, hemlocks, larches, pines and spruces
GenusPiceaSpruce; means “pitch”
SpeciesmarianaMeans “from Maryland”

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Picea mariana (Black Spruce)

7/12/2015 · Mt. Kearsarge, Wilmot/Warner, NH

Picea mariana (Black Spruce)

9/20/2009 · Wild Gardens of Acadia, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 31 × 21" (78 × 52 cm)

Picea mariana (Black Spruce)

7/13/2015 · Mt. Mansfield, Stowe/Cambridge, VT
≈ 5 × 8" (13 × 19 cm)

Picea mariana (Black Spruce)

9/7/2013 · Beech Hill, Dublin, NH
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 21 cm)

Picea mariana (Black Spruce)

7/13/2015 · Mt. Mansfield, Stowe/Cambridge, VT
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm)

Picea mariana (Black Spruce)

9/7/2013 · Beech Hill, Dublin, NH
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm)

Picea mariana description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 30 Sep 2015.

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Picea mariana (Black Spruce)

9/19/2009 · Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME ID is uncertain

Picea mariana (Black Spruce)

11/1/2011

Picea mariana (Black Spruce)

9/7/2013 · Beech Hill, Dublin, NH
≈ 4 × 2½' (1.2 × 0.8 m)

Picea mariana (Black Spruce)

7/13/2015 · Mt. Mansfield, Stowe/Cambridge, VT
≈ 7 × 4½" (18 × 12 cm)

Picea mariana (Black Spruce)

9/7/2013 · Beech Hill, Dublin, NH
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm)

Picea mariana (Black Spruce)

7/13/2015 · Mt. Mansfield, Stowe/Cambridge, VT
≈ 8 × 6" (20 × 14 cm)

Picea mariana (Black Spruce)

7/13/2015 · Mt. Mansfield, Stowe/Cambridge, VT
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm)

Picea mariana (Black Spruce)

9/7/2013 · Beech Hill, Dublin, NH

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