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Picea mariana (black spruce, Pinaceae)

 

 

Acer pensylvanicum (striped maple) on steep slope; P. mariana foliage, left. Grande Anse Valley, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Larix laricina (tamarack larch). Shrub-like P. mariana. Cape Breton Highlands National Park at 440 m. Nova Scotia, Canada.
Larix laricina (tamarack larch); shrub-like P. mariana (left) and Alnus incana ssp. rugosa (speckled alder). Abies balsamea (balsam fir) - Picea glauca (white spruce) forest, background. Bog in Cape Breton Highlands National Park at 440 m, Nova Scotia, Canada.
P. mariana forest with one Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen) snag, left centre. Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Boggy P. mariana forest. Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Background left: P. mariana; foreground, from centre to right: P. glauca (white spruce), P. mariana and P. glauca. Populus balsamifera (balsam poplar), background centre. Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
P. mariana dominated forest. Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen, with furrowed bark). Dense Abies balsamea (balsam fir) regeneration, background. Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
P. mariana (dark green crowns) and Larix laricina (tamarack larch, light green crowns). Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
P. mariana dominated forest. Two Populus balsamifera (balsam poplar, furrowed bark) trees, centre, and sprouts, foreground. Two Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen, white trunks) trees, background right. P. mariana regeneration, right. Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
P. mariana (narrow crowns). Picea glauca (white spruce, broader crowns, left). Larix laricina (tamarack larch, light green crowns, centre). Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen, broadleaf trees, left). Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Pinus banksiana (jack pine) stand with some P. mariana (with dense foliage) and P. mariana regeneration. Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
P. mariana dominated forest. Larix laricina (tamarack larch), foreground right and at forest edge. Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Background: mainly Picea glauca (white spruce), also narrow crowns of P. mariana. Alnus incana ssp. rugosa (speckled alder) along small creek. Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Fen with Larix laricina (tamarack larch) along small creek. P. mariana sapling, centre. Picea glauca (white spruce), left background. Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
P. mariana (left), Picea glauca (white spruce, right) and Betula cordifolia (mountain paper birch) foliage. Rainbow Falls Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.
Sorbus decora (showy mountain-ash, centre), P. mariana (background), Betula cordifolia (mountain paper birch, foliage on the right) and Abies balsamea (balsam fir) seedlings. Rainbow Falls Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.
P. mariana dominated forest. Also a thicker Pinus banksiana (jack pine, left), Betula papyrifera (paper birch, right foreground) and small Abies balsamea (balsam fir, right centre). Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.
Acer rubrum (red maple), left, backed by Fraxinus nigra (black ash). Alnus incana ssp. rugosa (speckled alder), right foreground. P. mariana, right background. Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.
Thuja occidentalis (white-cedar) and Fraxinus pennsylvanica (red ash, right) along the shore. Pinus banksiana (jack pine) and P. mariana (dark crowns), background. Also white trunk of Betula papyrifera (paper birch, right). Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.
Mainly Pinus banksiana (jack pine) and P. mariana (narrow dark crowns). Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.
Mainly Pinus banksiana (jack pine) and P. mariana (narrow crowns). Also a few wide crowns of Pinus strobus (eastern white pine), background. Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.
Lake Superior from a cliff. In the foreground Abies balsamea (balsam fir, with upward cones), P. mariana (with hanging cones) and Betula cordifolia (mountain paper birch). Michipicoten parks, Ontario, Canada.