Engelmann spruce

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Related to Picea engelmanni: Pinus contorta, Abies lasiocarpa

En·gel·mann spruce

(ĕng′gəl-mən)
n.
A western North American spruce (Picea engelmannii) having blue-green needles, cones with diamond-shaped scales, and scaly bark.

[After George Engelmann (1809-1884), German-born American botanist.]
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Noun1.Engelmann spruce - tall spruce of Rocky Mountains and British Columbia with blue-green needles and acutely conic crown; wood used for rough lumber and boxes
spruce - any coniferous tree of the genus Picea