Etymology: Picea: Classical Latin name for "pine"
Plants: perennial, 60'-90' tall, evergreen tree; stems nearly hairless, hang downward, more yellow
Leaves: 4-sided dark green mostly 1/2-1" long needle
Fruits: 4"-6" cones
Habitat: dry to dry-medium; upland,
Conservation Status: Introduced - persisting and spreading
Flora of North America: Flora of North America USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: Gymnosperms: Photos, descriptions, information USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS): Images of seeds, fruits, embryos, etc. Virginia Tech Dept. of Forestry, College of Natural Resources: detailed description and photographs Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest; UW-Extension: Interactive guide providing information on cultivation including: soil, zone, growth rate, landscape uses, pruning, light requirements; with photos and Latin name pronounciation