Squamish habitat: Estuary
Squamish location: Estuary
Squamish habitat: Estuary - floodplain forest edge at Crescent Slough
P. sitchensis roots in the Estuary often have impressive shapes, such as in this photo or when an old growth stump that was its nurse log has completely rotted away
Squamish habitat: Estuary - edge of floodplain forest at moist meadow and slough
Squamish location: Central delta accessed from Woodpecker Trail
A spruce is a tree of the genus Picea /paɪˈsiːə/, a genus of about 35 species of coniferous evergreen trees in the Family Pinaceae, found in the northern temperate and boreal (taiga) regions of the earth. Spruces are large trees, from 20–60 metres (66–200 ft) tall when mature, and can be distinguished by their whorled branches and conical form. The needles, or leaves, of spruce trees are attached singly to the branches in a spiral fashion, each...