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collage of White Spruce and Norway Spruce

White Spruce (Picea glauca) vs. Norway Spruce (Picea abies)

Updated July 24th, 2020

These species are sometimes confused, although they are usually relatively easy to distinguish. In cold regions, they are both widely planted in landscaping.

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collage of White Spruce and Red Spruce

White Spruce (Picea glauca) vs. Red Spruce (Picea rubens)

Updated December 29th, 2019

White and red spruce are usually relatively easy to distinguish by their foliage color and cones, but they can be confused because they have a similar shape. In the northeast, where red spruce can also be found at low elevations, both species often occur together in the same habitats.

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The other guide is not yet completed and published.