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  Picea mariana (Mill.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. image
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Matthew L. Wagner

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Matthew L. Wagner

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Family Pinaceae
Picea mariana (Mill.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
black spruce
Picea: Classical Latin name for "pine"
mariana: of Maryland
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial, 25'-30' tall, evergreen tree; stems hairy
Fruit:under 1.25" cones - stay on trees
Leaf:4-sided needles 1/4-1/2" long, often bluish-green with white powder
Habitat: wet; bogs
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Abies mariana Mill.
Picea mariana (Mill.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. mariana

         
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