black spruce


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black spruce

n.
A northern North American spruce (Picea mariana) of acidic wetlands, having blue-green needles and small cones.

black spruce

n
(Plants) a coniferous tree, Picea mariana, of the northern regions of North America, growing mostly in cold bogs and having dark green needles. Also called: spruce pine
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Noun1.black spruce - small spruce of boggy areas of northeastern North America having spreading branches with dense foliageblack spruce - small spruce of boggy areas of northeastern North America having spreading branches with dense foliage; inferior wood
spruce - any coniferous tree of the genus Picea
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The raw black spruce timber for the beams and slabs used in 320 and 360 Wythe come from sustainably managed Canadian forests that are rigorously overseen.
Spatially resolved measurements of moisture content (MC) in black spruce (Picea mariana Mill.
For the second year in a row, the Bureau of Land Managements Eastern Interior Field Office issued a Fire Prevention Order yesterday prohibiting campfires, explosives and fireworks on BLM-managed public lands in a fire-prone area of black spruce off Gilmore Trail north of Fairbanks.
g, lowland black spruce (Picea mariana), wetland, or open water.
In Alaska, for example, mushrooms were cached in Black Spruce (Picea mariana) or White Spruce (P.
The F zone (~500 m elevation and lower) is a relatively closed-canopy forest dominated by black spruce (Picea mariana), white spruce (P.
The space between each double ring decoration is embellished by two rows of black spruce roots, making a checkboard pattern on the upper side of the rim.
Added oils of black spruce and vetivert root create a uniquely fragranced cream that appeals to both men and women.
The pre-fire vegetation was dominated by stands of black spruce with a few aspen/mixed aspen-spruce stands throughout (Michalek et al.
He began by mapping the properties of underutilized species like birch, but has expanded the database to include black spruce, jack pine, tamarack, black ash and cedar.
A similar change in the Yukon Flats' tree species is occurring today--over the past decade, much of the study area has burned, and young deciduous trees are now growing where black spruce once stood.
Their data suggest that the forests on the flats, once dominated by black spruce and white spruce, are shifting in character, becoming made up of more and more deciduous trees, which shed their leaves in autumn.