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Scientific Name: Picea mariana
Pronunciation: PYE-see-uh mar-ee-AY-nuh
Common Name: black spruce (seedling)
Family Name: Pinaceae
Plant Type: Conifer
Key ID Features: Seedlings w. 3-5 cotyledons.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Upright
Mature Size:
Height:22 - 30m
Origin: B.C. east of Cascades, B.C. west of Cascades, Canada - central, Canada - eastern, Canada - northern
Hardiness Rating: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium: Acidic, Bog
Landscape Uses: Forestry
Additional Info: Google
black spruce (seedling)
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Needle-like
Arrangement: Spiraled
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Bluish, Dark-green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Acicular
Additional Info: Broad, 1 cm long, stiff, blunt, 4-sided, on peg-like base. Juvenile lvs. slender, no teeth.

Inflorescence Type: n/a
Flower Morphology:Monoecious plant
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Fruit Type: n/a
Fruit Colour: Brown
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Organ Modifications: Ectomycorrhizae

Propagation: Seed
(GNH) GreeNHouse
(NRY) NuRserY
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