Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1080

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Non-native: northern Europe
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it to be persisting and escaping from forestry plantations at moderate or high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Leaves needle-like, 4-sided
Needles not in bundles, arranged on all sides of twig (less dense below)

"FLOWER":
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Cone

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Gymnosperms (non-flowering plants): Conifers: Pinales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Picea abies   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Picea abies   FAMILY Pinaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Norway Spruce