[Spruce: The Genus Picea in the Deserts and Mountains of the American Southwest]

Blue Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce

Picea pungens

Synonym: Picea parryana

A young Blue Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce: Picea pungens (Synonym: Picea parryana)

A young blue spruce growing in forest along the Long Canyon Trail several miles northwest of Sedona, AZ........March 19, 2015.

Paul Slichter