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|Family: Pinaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Picea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carrière
Stem: trunk < 66 m, < 5.1 m wide; branches +- drooping; twig glabrous. Leaf: 1--3 cm, rigid; adaxially +- flat, with 2 faint, +- white bands, abaxially rounded, darker green, with 2 faint, +- white bands or not; tip acute, sharp to touch. Seed Cone: < 10 cm, oblong; scale +- papery, margin +- jagged; bract > 1/2 scale.
Ecology: Moist soils, especially near coastal river mouths; Elevation: < 450 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska.
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Robert Haller, Nancy J. Vivrette, & James R. Griffin
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Picea engelmannii
Next taxon: Pinus
Citation for this treatment: J. Robert Haller, Nancy J. Vivrette, & James R. Griffin 2017. Picea sitchensis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=38188, accessed on March 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 24, 2017.