New York Metropolitan Flora

Picea pungens Engelm. - Blue Spruce,Colorado Blue Spruce

Non-native , Rare

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 02/08/2012

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Picea pungens
This tree is native to the western U.S. and is commonly used as a landscaping plant. Most encounters with this species in our area are specimens persisiting from cultivation; although there are a handful of instances where this tree seems to be locally escaping from cultivation.

Common Names

Blue Spruce,Colorado Blue Spruce