Spruces

Picea

Norway Spruce Tree

Norway Spruce

Picea abies

Spruces are conically or steeple shaped trees with branches coming off in whorls from the main trunk. Needles are four-sided, pointed at the end, and can be very sharp. Brown cones hang below the branches. Click on any species of spruce for information about that species.
White Spruce Tree

White Spruce

Picea glauca

Black Spruce Tree

Black Spruce

Picea mariana

Colorado Spruce Tree

Colorado Blue Spruce

Picea pungens

Red Spruce Tree

Red Spruce

Picea rubens



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