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Picea pungens

Picea pungens Engelm.

Picea pungens Engelm. var. glauca Regel

Picea pungens Engelm. f. argentea Beissn.

Colorado Spruce, Blue Spruce, Colorado Blue 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”
SpeciespungensSpiny, sharp-pointed

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Picea pungens description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 5 Sep 2013.

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Picea pungens (Colorado Spruce, Blue Spruce, Colorado Blue spruce)

6/16/2013 · Birch Point State Park, Owl’s Head, ME
≈ 19 × 12" (47 × 31 cm)

Picea pungens (Colorado Spruce, Blue Spruce, Colorado Blue spruce)

6/16/2013 · Birch Point State Park, Owl’s Head, ME
≈ 19 × 12" (47 × 31 cm)

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