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Picea wilsonii

Common Name: 
Wilson's Spruce
        
Family: Pinaceae 
  

Collection Number:
Entry Author: K. Rice
Description: Pyramidal port then column-like with spread out branches.
Needles: 1/2 to 3/4 inch narrow, a little prickly, dark green shiny.
Cones: Smoothly rounded scales
Bark: Gray bark, scaling in large membranous scales.
Branching Pattern:
Height: 35 to 60 feet
Conditions/Habitat/Kind of Forest: Prefers partial shade or partial sun to full sun; soil should be moist.
Range: China (Hubei, Sichuan, Gansu, Hebei, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Qinghai, Mongolia)
Hardiness Range: 5 to 7
Ecological Interactions- what eats it? Nests in it? Parasites?  Diseases?
Conservation Status-US/ World Wide:  Low risk of becoming endangered.
Uses (Human):

References:

Horticopa On-Line Plant Information
http://www.horticopia.com/hortpix/html/pc4133.htm

PICEA wilsonii Masters 1903
jeanlouis.helardot.free.fr/ page_epiceas/picea_wilsonii.htm



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