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Blue Spruce (Picea pungens Engelm.)

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Blue Spruce
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The most southerly spruce native to North America, blue spruce is found in the rocky mountains, but is also widely planted in landscaping.

Range - Expand

Native or Not Present
Introduced or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

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