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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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Observer

podiceps

Date

July 31, 2014

Description

Small tree at pulloff. Needles flattened, stomatal lines on upper surface.

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What

Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

January 14, 2015 01:55 PM AKST

Description

Over 5 foot diameter trunk. Also a nice Western hemlock.

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What

sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

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metsa

Date

January 1, 2015 01:32 PM PST

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No photos or sounds

What

Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) Picea sitchensis

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paul_norwood

Date

January 1, 2015 02:54 PM AKST

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What

Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

Observer

robberfly

Date

December 27, 2014 10:13 AM PST

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No photos or sounds

What

sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

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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.

Photos / Sounds

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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What

Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

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joshmetzman

Date

the past

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Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis

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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

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

Description

Being brought into the Yesler Swamp area by restoration.

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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.