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Colorado Spruce

Picea pungens Engelm.

Family Pinaceae

The Colorado Spruce or more commonly, the "Colorado Blue Spruce", is a beautiful native to higher elevations throughout the Rocky mountains. It has been planted as an ornamental in the south. Although it doesn’t generally do "well" in Mississippi, it is the most heat and drought resistant species of the genus. It is a beautiful ornamental tree that is slow-growing and long-lived (up to 800 years).