Picea engelmannii

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Picea engelmannii, Engelm. (P. columbiana, Lemmon). Abies commutata, Murr.). Engelmann Spruce. Tree, to 150 ft., with slender spreading branches in closely arranged whorls, forming a dense and narrow pyramid in young trees: winter buds with brownish yellow usually appressed or little spreading scales: young branches pale brownish yellow, pubescent: lvs. slender, straight or slightly incurved, acute, bluish green to steel-blue, 1/2 - 1 in. long, without resin canals, of a strong aromatic odor when bruised: fls. purple: cones oval- to cylindric-oblong, light brown, 1 1/2 - 3 in. long; scales rhomboidal, narrowed and truncate or rarely acute at the apex. From Alberta and Brit. Col. to Ariz, and New Mex. S.S. 12:599. Gn.M. 2:26. F.E. 27:39. M.D.G. 1905:121, 122. A very ornamental tree, varying in the color of foliage. Var. glauca, Beissn., has bluish or steel-blue, and var. argentea, Beissn., silvery gray foliage. M.D.G 1906:557. P. pseudopungens, Dieck, seems not to differ from typical P. Engelmannii. The latter is said to be sold for P. pungens. It is more common, and its seeds are therefore more readily secured. CH

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