[The Pine Family East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Engelmann Spruce

Picea engelmannii

Synonyms: Picea engelmannii var. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii ssp. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii var. glabra, Picea glauca ssp. engelmannii, Picea glauca var. engelmannii

Engelmann Spruce: Picea engelmannii (Synonyms: Picea engelmannii var. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii ssp. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii var. glabra, Picea glauca ssp. engelmannii, Picea glauca var. engelmannii)

An Engelmann spruce as seen near 8000' on Strawberry Mountain, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.......................August 3, 2011.

Engelmann Spruce: Picea engelmannii (Synonyms: Picea engelmannii var. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii ssp. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii var. glabra, Picea glauca ssp. engelmannii, Picea glauca var. engelmannii) - Engelmann Spruce: Picea engelmannii (Synonyms: Picea engelmannii var. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii ssp. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii var. glabra, Picea glauca ssp. engelmannii, Picea glauca var. engelmannii)

Engelmann spruce photographed in Grand Meadows at the west corner of Mt. Adams.................September 28, 2008.

Needles and young cones of Engelmann Spruce: Picea engelmannii (Synonyms: Picea engelmannii var. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii ssp. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii var. glabra, Picea glauca ssp. engelmannii, Picea glauca var. engelmannii) - Mature cone of Engelmann Spruce: Picea engelmannii (Synonyms: Picea engelmannii var. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii ssp. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii var. glabra, Picea glauca ssp. engelmannii, Picea glauca var. engelmannii)

Close-up photos of the young cones on the upper branches of an Engelmann spruce (and a mature cone on the ground) as seen near 8000' on Strawberry Mountain, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.......................August 3, 2011.

Needles of Engelmann Spruce: Picea engelmannii (Synonyms: Picea engelmannii var. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii ssp. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii var. glabra, Picea glauca ssp. engelmannii, Picea glauca var. engelmannii)

The photo above shows the sharply pointed, stiff needles of Engelmann spruce as seen in Grand Meadows.......................September 28, 2008.

Close-up of a cone of Engelmann Spruce: Picea engelmannii (Synonyms: Picea engelmannii var. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii ssp. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii var. glabra, Picea glauca ssp. engelmannii, Picea glauca var. engelmannii) - Engelmann Spruce: Picea engelmannii (Synonyms: Picea engelmannii var. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii ssp. engelmannii, Picea engelmannii var. glabra, Picea glauca ssp. engelmannii, Picea glauca var. engelmannii)

An Engelmann spruce as seen at the Roads End Trailhead, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness...................August 19, 2011.

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