balsam spruce

balsam spruce

n
(Plants) either of two North American coniferous trees of the genus Picea, P. pungens (the blue spruce) or P. engelmanni
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Clearing the trees at the lake for my cabin--"my Walden," or the Sugar Shack as my wife, Di, so aptly named it--I tossed all the balsam spruce I cut into a gully nearby.