red spruce


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red spruce

n.
An eastern North American spruce (Picea rubens) having yellow-green needles and reddish-brown cones and inner bark.

red′ spruce′


n.
a spruce, Picea rubens, of NE North America, having reddish brown inner bark and yielding a light, soft wood.
[1770–80]
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Noun1.red spruce - medium-sized spruce of eastern North Americared spruce - medium-sized spruce of eastern North America; chief lumber spruce of the area; source of pulpwood
spruce - any coniferous tree of the genus Picea
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This year, the city's tree for the traditional Christmas market on RE[micro]merberg is a red spruce that's 33 meters (108 feet) high, 124 years old and weighs just under nine tons.
the jack pine ecosystem in the Northern Great Lakes, home of the Kirtland's warbler, one of the rarest birds in the country; and the Central Appalachians' red spruce forests that support endangered wildlife, while also acting as a carbon storage powerhouse.
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OTTAWA -- You might say President Benigno Aquino III wanted to bask in his mother's shadow when he planted his red spruce right next to a taller red maple planted in 1989 by the late President Corazon C.
President Aquino planted a red spruce, commonly used for Christmas tree, on the grounds of Rideau Hall just a few meters away from the maple tree planted by the late President Corazon Aquino in 1989 to mark the start of his three-day state visit to Canada.
Named for the rare salamander indigenous to the Cheat Mountain region, the Cheat Mountain Salamander reaches into the highly elevated Cheat Mountain region where Red Spruce is common and mighty rivers have their source.
papyrifera) hardwoods, and coniferous stands of balsam fir (Abies balsamea) and red spruce (Picea rubens.
Who would be surprised that the allowable cut calculated in 1926 for a red spruce forest in the Adirondack mountains using six different methods gave six different figures
In a 1925 article in the Scientific Monthly titled "The Vanishing Spruce," referred to the high elevation red spruce (Picea rubens) as a "lost tribe.
The Pygmy Salamander (Desmognathus wrighti) is a small terrestrial plethodontid salamander typically associated with red spruce (Picea rubens) and Fraser's fir (Abies fraseri) forest in the Southern Appalachian Mountains (Harrison, 2000).
The boreal forest has only seven - black and red spruce, juniper, balsam fir, white birch, tamarack and an occasional white pine.
of the seventy-three samples collected, forty-eight were successfully cross-dated into floating chronologies and then compared against a local red spruce (Picea rubens) master chronology, thereby establishing the year in which each individual sample was cut as a live tree where bark was present.