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Taxon: Picea glauca (Moench) Voss

Genus: Picea
Family: Pinaceae.
Nomen number: 28291
Place of publication: Mitt. Deutsch. Dendrol. Ges. 16:93. 1907
Name verified on: 12-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • Alberta white spruce   (Source: Man Conif [as Picea glauca var. albertiana]) – English
  • American white spruce   (Source: CRC MedHerbs ed2 ) – English
  • Black Hills spruce   (Source: F GPlains ) – English
  • Canadian spruce   (Source: HerbSpices ) – English
  • Porsild spruce   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • western white spruce   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • white spruce   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • épinette blanche   (Source: HerbSpices ) – French
  • Schimmelfichte   (Source: Zander ed14 ) – German
  • Weißfichte   (Source: HerbSpices ) – German
  • picea glauca   (Source: Mult Glossary Trees ) – Italian
  • vitgran   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Hortus 3)
  • Materials: essential oils   (fide HerbSpices)
  • Materials: wood   (fide AH 519)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Social: religious/secular   (Christmas tree fide AH 519)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire [n.], New York [n.], Vermont [n.]
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota [n.], South Dakota [s.w.], Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Montana [n.w.], Wyoming [n.]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature.
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. 1986–1987. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Farjon, A. 1990. Pinaceae: Drawings and descriptions of the genera Abies, Cedrus, Pseudolarix, Keteleeria, Nothotsuga, Tsuga, Cathaya, Pseudotsuga, Larix and Picea. Regnum Veg. 121.
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1971. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Ouden, P. den & B. K. Boom. 1965. Manual of cultivated conifers. [= Picea glauca var. albertiana].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Silba, J. 1986. Encyclopaedia Coniferae. Phytologia Mem. 8:119.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea. [introduced].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Picea glauca (Moench) Voss:


Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?28291 (02 September 2014)

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