Picea sitchensis


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Related to Picea sitchensis: Pinus contorta, Abies amabilis, Tsuga heterophylla
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Noun1.Picea sitchensis - a large spruce that grows only along the northwestern coast of the United States and CanadaPicea sitchensis - a large spruce that grows only along the northwestern coast of the United States and Canada; has sharp stiff needles and thin bark; the wood has a high ratio of strength to weight
spruce - any coniferous tree of the genus Picea
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inferred protein from Picea sitchensis cDNA, although these could be as many as a third of the high quality identities for any one species, e.
In the Kuinderbos stands of Picea sitchensis are preferred, while elsewhere in the Netherlands the species prefers the Quercion roboris-petreue (Fago-Quercetum) or Pseudotsuga mensiezii-stands.
Across the path, drifts of Picea sitchensis 'Papoose', variegated iris, and Phormium 'Dusky Chief encircle a ginkgo tree.
Perpetua's 206-foot Picea sitchensis is 60 feet higher than the "Octopus Tree" at Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint, but it lacks enough girth to move into champion status.
densata 117 103 30 2004 Blue Picea pungens 1991 190 127 43 Brewer Picea brewerana 1999 272 137 44 Engelmann Picea engelmannii 2005 292 181 50 Norway Picea abies [DELTA] 2005 186 110 64 Red Picea rubens 2007 152 147 24 Sitka Picea sitchensis 1987 668 191 96 White Picea glauca var.
densata, 2004 Blue, Picea pungens, 2001 190 127 43 328 Brewer, Picea brewerana, 1999 272 137 44 420 Engelmann, Picea engelmannii, 292 181 50 486 2005 Norway, Picea abies, [star] 180 120 66 317 2005# Red, Picea rubens, [star] 169 123 39 302 1986* Red, Picea rubens, [star] 144 146 34 299 1997* Sitka, Picea sitchensis, 629 204 93 856 1973* Sitka, Picea sitchensis, 668 191 96 883 1987* White, Picea glauca var.
Picea sitchensis seeds incubated at 4[degrees]C and 10% moisture content did not show higher germination after transfer to 10[degrees]C than did unchilled seeds.
Here are some of the Western plant species that Douglas discovered or introduced to the outside world: Picea sitchensis (Sitka spruce), Pinus lambertiana (sugar pine), Pinus ponderosa (Western yellow pine), Pinus radiata (Monterey pine), and of course Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas fir), whose Latinate name recalls its first discoverer (Archibald Menzies, surgeon with explorer George Vancouver) but whose English title honors the first man to ship its seeds back to London.
104 122 densata, 1996 Blue, Picea pungens, 2001 190 127 Brewer, Picea brewerana, 1999 272 137 Engelmann, Picea engelmannii, 1995 283 179 Norway, Picea abies, 1998 ([DELTA]) 185 108 Red, Picea rubens, 1986 (*) 169 123 Red, Picea rubens, 1997 (*) 144 146 Sitka, Picea sitchensis, 1987 (*) 673 206 Sitka, Picea sitchensis, 1987 (*) 707 191 White (typ.