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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Black Spruce Management, led by Josh Gotlib, closed on a two-building package in Williamsburg for $39 million.
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.
The potential of near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) to determine the transition from juvenile to mature wood in black spruce (Picea mariana (Mill.
Habitat included lowland forest dominated by black spruce (Picea mariana; n = 3 nests), and an upland mixed forest site dominated by paper birch (Betula papyrifera) and white spruce (Picea glauca; n = 1 nest).
Irving Limited, Massey-Vanier High School, Norbord Barwick (in conjunction with local schools), Norbord (Groupement forestier cooperatif Abitibi, Sylviculture La Verendrye, ForE[logical not]t d'enseignement et de recherche Harricana), New York Restoration Project, Parks & People Foundation, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania SFI Implementation Committee, ReEnergy Holdings, Resolute Forest Products (the Haveman Team -- Dog River Matawin Forest, the Outland Team -- Black Spruce Forest, the Brinkman Team -- Crossroute Forest), Minnesota SFI Implementation Committee, St.
Added oils of black spruce and vetivert root create a uniquely fragranced cream that appeals to both men and women.
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.
The Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board has received a a drilling deposit of $250,000 from the company's partner, Black Spruce Exploration for the extension.
black cherry (Prunus serotina), balsam fir, red and black spruce (Picea mariana), and tamarack (Larix laricina).
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.
Many iconic tree species such as paper birch, quaking aspen, balsam fir and black spruce are projected to shift out of the United States into Canada.
Eighty-degree temperatures didn't help get cows or bulls moving from the cool, impenetrable morass of shady black spruce, balsam fir, birch and alder swamps.