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|Family: Pinaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Picea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Picea engelmannii Engelm.
Stem: trunk < 55 m, < 2.4 m wide; branches not drooping; young twigs +- hairy. Leaf: < 3 cm, rigid, 4-angled; adaxially, abaxially with 2 obvious, +- white bands; tip flat, acute, not sharp to touch. Seed Cone: < 7 cm, ovoid-oblong; scale papery, margin +- jagged.
Ecology: Cool, moist, mixed-conifer, subalpine forests; Elevation: 1200--2100 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaRH; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, in Rocky Mountains to New Mexico. Note: +- 3 populations known in California.
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Robert Haller, Nancy J. Vivrette, & James R. Griffin
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Picea breweriana
Next taxon: Picea sitchensis
Citation for this treatment: J. Robert Haller, Nancy J. Vivrette, & James R. Griffin 2016. Picea engelmannii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38180, accessed on May 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 26, 2016.