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Picea mariana

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Trees, Evergreens, Conifers

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: acid

Height: 30'-60'

Bloom Time: April, May

Bloom Color: yellow, red

Leaf Color: blue-green

Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5

Additional Tags: attracts birds, attracts butterflies, evergreen, fall interest, ornamental foliage

Picea mariana (black spruce)
  • Picea mariana (black spruce)
  • Picea mariana (black spruce)
  • Picea mariana (black spruce)
  • Picea mariana (black spruce)

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Description

Picea mariana

Also known as:

black spruce

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Scientific Synonyms:

Description

A slow growing, cold weather, irregular-shaped, conical conifer.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
CT, IL, MA, ME, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, WI

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Special Concern: RI

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Coniferophyta Conifers
Class Pinopsida
Subclass
Order Pinales
Family Pinaceae Pine family
Genus Picea spruce
Species Picea mariana black spruce