black spruce (Picea mariana)

Picea mariana

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Picea mariana, the black spruce, is a North American species of spruce tree in the pine family. It is widespread across Canada, found in all 10 provinces and all 3 Arctic territories. Its range extends into northern parts of the United States: in Alaska, the Great Lakes region, and the upper Northeast. It is a frequent part of the biome known as taiga or boreal forest.

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  1. (c) Arthur Chapman, some rights reserved (CC BY), http://www.flickr.com/photos/32005048@N06/3899164918
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Picea_mariana

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