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Picea glauca var. densata ‘Aurea’ (Golden Black Hills spruce), leaves and cones

digital color photograph
Digitization Status
Born digital
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Date created
2005 – 2012
Picea glauca var. densata ‘Aurea’ (Golden Black Hills spruce), leaves are persistent for several years, crowded on the upper side of the stem pale green or dull blue-green 1/2 to 3/4" long incurved ending in an acute or roundish horny point, quadrangular in cross-section 2-5 bands of stomata on each surface, cones are cylindric blunt 1 to 2.5" long by 1/2 to 3/4" wide greem initially but turning pale brown when ripe