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    • Sitka spruce
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    • Picea sitchensis
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    • Sitkagreni

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Recent observations

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Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis

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marvelliott

Date

August 22, 2014

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Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

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janegosden

Date

January 1, 2012

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Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis

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zlbc

Date

January 9, 2011

Description

This Sitka Spruce at the head of Camp Cove was reputedly planted by the Earl of Ranfurly (Governor of New Zealand) in 1902 - there is however continuing debate about just who did plant it and when. Note sea-lion at left advising on how to measure the height of the tree. He knew something we didn't.

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Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis

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zlbc

Date

January 9, 2011

Description

There has been more written about this tree than the Battle of Waterloo. Okay - that might be an exaggeration.

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Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

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zlbc

Date

June 24, 2010

Description

Roadside Survey.

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Picea sitchensis (Sitka Spruce) Picea sitchensis

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water

Date

October 3, 2014 12:17 PM PDT

Description

Found this what I believe to be Sitka Spruce next to the ADA ramp by Seminar 2. It had an overwhelming blue tint noticeable from a pretty far distance. The needles were very sharp. The cones were light brown and very tiny, you would have to get up close to view them. There were ferns covering the area below it.

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Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

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kbovee

Date

September 20, 2014 09:20 AM AKDT

Description

Lots of cones on ground. Seems like a high cone year

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Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

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loloscheiner

Date

September 1, 2014 04:22 PM AKDT

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Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

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sarahsnail

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August 3, 2014 04:01 PM PDT

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sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

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boschniakia

Date

June 24, 2014 11:19 AM PDT

Description

potato-chip bark

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sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

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happysea

Date

June 2, 2014

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Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis

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acramos92

Date

May 9, 2014

Description

Pitcea sitchensis. Pinaceae family. This tree species is a confier-- it bears needles instead of broad leaves. It can reach towering heights of 225'. Needles are about 1" long and hold a blueish tint. They are stiff and sharp! Be careful when handling them. If you grab it unknowingly you'll be sorry, but you'll also never forget this species! This tree lives in lowland forests. I found it to alongside the trail near water at my site.

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Description from Wikipedia

Picea sitchensis, the Sitka spruce, is a large coniferous evergreen tree growing to almost 100 m tall, and with a trunk diameter at breast height that can exceed 5 m (see List of superlative trees. It is by far the largest species of spruce; and the fifth largest conifer in the world (behind giant sequoia, coast redwood, kauri and western redcedar); and the third tallest conifer species (after coast redwood and coast Douglas-fir). The Sitka spruce...

No range data available.