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Picea pungens Engelm.

Picea pungens Engelm. f. argentea Beissn.

Picea pungens Engelm. var. glauca Regel

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 25 May 2020.

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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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