Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Colorado Blue Spruce
Picea pungens
Location: North edge, midway
Vbrant silver-blue, blue, or blue-green needles are the highlight and near-uniqueness of this stately, upright pyramidal evergreen tree. Maturing at 50' tall by 20' wide. Oldest known specimen is 600 years old.
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Genus: Picea (spruce)
Family: Pinaceae (pines)
Order: Pinales (pines)
Class: Pinopsida (Conifers)
Phylum/Division: Pinophyta (Conifers)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)