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    • Sitka spruce
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    • Picea sitchensis
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    • Sitkagreni

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What

sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

Observer

ryancun

Date

December 3, 2014

Description

Spiny needles all around. Squeezed needles and it hurts! NOT SO FRIENDLY!

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What

sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

Observer

wenpei

Date

November 4, 2014

Description

Sitka Spruce has pointy needles; you can feel it when you try to hold them.

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Date

December 8, 2014 01:35 PM PST

Description

Small Sitka spruce growing along the ramp near sem 2 at TESC. The leaves are needle like & very sharp. They are attached to the branch at woody pegs radially around the branch. The new growth branches curve at the end.

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Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

Observer

joshmetzman

Date

the past

Place

yesler swamp (Google, OSM)

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What

Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

Observer

donny2341

Date

December 3, 2014 01:47 PM PST

Description

Pictured is a small Sitka spruce from the Evergreen campus. These trees are usually large, up to 70 m tall. Has large drooping branches. Has very sharp needles that can be up to 3 cm long. Pollen cones are red in color and seed cones thin and cylinder like, between 5-8 cm long.

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What

Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis

Observer

franklinfaust

Date

the past

Place

Yesler Swamp (Google, OSM)

Description

Spiny needles that go all the way around its branches.

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What

Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis

Observer

aproseto

Date

December 3, 2014

Place

Yesler Swamp (Google, OSM)

Description

Being brought into the Yesler Swamp area by restoration.

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Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis

Observer

klankers

Date

the past

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What

Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

Observer

ahcarney

Date

November 11, 2014

Description

Similar to Doug Fir, but pointier needles

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What

sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

Observer

mishupw

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

ericacronin13

Date

November 16, 2014

Description

Color is a dark green. Next to an abundance of forestry. The tree is approximately 11 feet high and has very stiff needles, almost to pokey to touch. Also has what looks like paper comes on the tips on the lower branches.

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What

Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

Observer

jenniferroman

Date

October 17, 2014 03:05 PM PDT
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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.