Picea pungens
(Blue Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce)
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 (Blue Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce)
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Blue Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce
Habitat: The Colorado Blue Spruce grows from around 7000 - 11,000ft in elevation. It is often found on banks along streams.

Edibility: Unknown

Color: Blue to Green

The blue spruce is the state tree of Colorado. It is often used for landscaping and planted in yards. It has been known to hybridize with other spruce trees. Spruce teas were once used as a medicine. The roots were used for cordage and making rope.

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