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Norway Spruce Picea abies Pinaceae Height to 44m.<br />
Narrowly conical tree and the archetypal Christmas Tree. Bark Brownish, scaly and resinous. Branches almost level. Needles 4-angled on short pegs. Reproductive parts Male cones small, yellowish and clustered near tips of shoots. Female cones, to 18cm long, are pendulous. Status Native of European mountains. Widely planted here as Christmas Trees and in shelter-belts.
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Norway Spruce Picea abies Pinaceae Height to 44m.
Narrowly conical tree and the archetypal Christmas Tree. Bark Brownish, scaly and resinous. Branches almost level. Needles 4-angled on short pegs. Reproductive parts Male cones small, yellowish and clustered near tips of shoots. Female cones, to 18cm long, are pendulous. Status Native of European mountains. Widely planted here as Christmas Trees and in shelter-belts.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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Credit: BRINSLEY BURBIDGE/NPL
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