University of Rhode Island

Picea mariana

Black Spruce

Medium sized evergreen tree with soft bluish green needle- like foliage and a narrow conical form. Black to brownish scaly bark. Prefers moist to wet acidic peaty soil. Full sun to partial shade. Native to RI. 30-40’ x 15-20’.

M.Hough, Northeastern Flora

M.Hough, Northeastern Flora

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