Picea glauca (Moench) Voss

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Picea glauca (Moench) Voss

  • Description

    Species Description - Tree to 25 m, the crown slender but not notably spire-like; twigs glabrous; lvs 8–18 mm, markedly glaucous, especially when young; winter buds obtuse, with obtuse, glabrous scales; cones ellipsoid to short-cylindric, 3.5–5 cm, deciduous, pale brown, the scales thin and flexible at the entire margin. Mostly in rich, moist soil; Nf. and Lab. to Alas., s. to n. N.Y., Mich., Minn., S.D., and B.C.

  • Common Names

    white spruce