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Picea abies 'Pumila'

Picea abies 'Pumila'

Dwarf Norway Spruce Pinaceae

Located in Waxman Garden by W.B. Young bldg.

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needles .5"-1" long, dark green, stiff and pointed needles borne densely along branches needles attach to persistent pegs on branches habit dense, multi-stemmed, shrub-like habit rounded; a small to medium shrub, no distinct leader, branches layered or somewhat erect cones rarely produced ultimate size may vary; the name 'Pumila' is applied to various cultivars with similar, though slightly different habits View Picea abies page in the UConn Plant Database

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http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/campus/uconn/ever/walk3/one/picabn.html [02/05/2002 11:40:33 AM]

Picea glauca 'Conica'

Picea glauca 'Conica'

Dwarf Alberta Spruce Pinaceae

Located near entrance of Congregational church at intersection of 195 and N. Eagleville Rd (group).

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needles short, .5", very thin and fine-textured needles borne densely on twigs needle color bright green in summer, yellowish cast in winter habit dense, tight pyramidal shape, "soft" look and feel cones not seen on this cultivar branches may revert to speciestype with larger growth form of cultivar is dwarf relative to species

View Picea glauca page in the UConn Plant Database

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http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/campus/uconn/ever/walk3/one/picglc.html [01/18/2002 2:24:53 PM]

http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/campus/uconn/ever/walk3/two/picabi.html

Picea abies

Norway Spruce Pinaceae

Located on northwest side of Wood Hall.

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needles .5"-1" long, pointed, stiff needles dark green, not sharply pointed main branches ascend slightly from trunk, tips upright branchlets hang straight down from side branches of mature plants cones very large, 4"-6" long, light brown when mature cone bracts have wavy, blunt ends habit similar to P. omorika, but much wider

View Picea abies page in the UConn Plant Database

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http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/campus/uconn/ever/walk3/two/picabi.html [01/18/2002 2:25:56 PM]

Picea glauca

Picea glauca

White Spruce Pinaceae

Located in line of trees across the street from Budds building (multi-trunked specimen).

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needles .5"-1" long, blue-green, stiff but not sharply pointed tree lacks pendulous branchlets stem color light brown/yellowish twigs often have damage from Eastern Spruce Gall Adelgid (brown, thickened regions) cones small, 2", bullet-shaped, smooth bracts habit relatively stiff/rigid with horizontal side branches View Picea glauca page in the UConn Plant Database

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http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/campus/uconn/ever/walk3/five/picgla.html [01/18/2002 2:28:32 PM]

Picea omorika

Picea omorika

Serbian Spruce Pinaceae

Located in median planter between Fine Arts complex and South Dorm lots.

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needles 1" long, dark green on top, lighter blue underneath needles flattened and relatively thin, unusual for Picea needles much thinner than Picea abies side branches have ascending tips branchlets hang down from side branches habit very narrow and pyramidal form similar to Picea abies, but much more narrow cones 2-3" long, bracts broad and rounded cones much shorter than Picea abies

View Picea omorika page in the UConn Plant Database

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http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/campus/uconn/ever/walk3/six/picomo.html [02/11/2001 12:20:16 PM]

Picea orientalis

Picea orientalis

Oriental Spruce Pinaceae

Located in Fine Arts complex.

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needles very short, .25"-.5" long needles dark green, pointed forward needles often cover terminal bud on stems needles soft to touch, fine-textured branches borne densely on trunk cones 2"-4" long, smooth bract margins habit is a small to medium tree, pyramidal habit

View Picea orientalis page in the UConn Plant Database

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http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/campus/uconn/ever/walk3/four/picori.html [02/11/2001 12:21:15 PM]

Picea engelmannii

Picea engelmannii

Engelmann Spruce Pinaceae

Located on northeast side of Beech Hall

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needles long, 2", pointed forward needles glaucous blue-green, curving needles stiff but not sharply pointed older branches slightly pendulous cones small, 3", bract ends wavy habit narrow, pyramidal

View Picea engelmannii page in the UConn Plant Database

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http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/campus/uconn/ever/walk3/seven/piceng.html [01/18/2002 2:30:16 PM]

Picea pungens

Picea pungens

Colorado Spruce Pinaceae

Located on northeast side of Beech Hall (group).

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needles 1" long, very stiff and sharp to touch (hurtful) needles borne radially around stem needles vary in color, green to deep blue needles often have dieback damage from Spruce Gall Adelgid (brown, thickened areas) cones 3"-4" long, 2 teeth per bract end cones light brown habit dense when young, more open with age branches horizontal and stiff, no pendulous branchlets View Picea pungens page in the UConn Plant Database

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http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/campus/uconn/ever/walk3/eight/picpun.html [01/18/2002 2:31:00 PM]

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