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Picea sitchensis (Sitka spruce, Pinaceae)

 

 

Giant P. sitchensis, with Abies amabilis (Pacific silver fir, paler bark) and a single Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock, left foreground). Carmanah Valley at 140 m. Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, BC, Canada.
P. sitchensis and Alnus rubra (red alder, with light green foliage). Carmanah Creek at 130 m. Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, BC, Canada.
Olympic National Park, Washington, USA.
P. sitchensis stand. The trees behind the large P. sitchensis are Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock). North from Quinault Lake, Olympic National Park, Washington, USA.
P. sitchensis, large tree, centre; Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii (coast Douglas-fir), large tree, left background; Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock), conifer foliage; Acer circinatum (vine maple) shrubs, left and right. Olympic National Park at 280 m, Washington, USA.
P. sitchensis, large trunks; Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock), conifers with dense foliage; Acer circinatum (vine maple), shrubs. Olympic National Park at 250 m, Washington, USA.
P. sitchensis invades Alnus rubra (red alder) forest. Olympic National Park at 275 m, Washington, USA.
Along the river, Alnus rubra (red alder) dominates pioneer vegetation; P. sitchensis - Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock, drooping tops) forest. Olympic National Park at 250 m, Washington, USA.
Stunted P. sitchensis. Olympic National Park, Washington, USA.
On the left Alnus rubra (red alder) forest, Populus trichocarpa (black cottonwood, the tall broadleaf crown) and P. sitchensis. South Fork Hoh River, Olympic National Park, Washington, USA.
Alnus rubra (red alder), left; Populus trichocarpa (black cottonwood), centre; P. sitchensis, right, also left background. Olympic National Park at 275 m, Washington, USA.
Populus trichocarpa (black cottonwood). Behind it P. sitchensis. Olympic National Park, Washington, USA.
P. sitchensis, with 2 small Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock). Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve, BC, Canada.
P. sitchensis. Background Abies amabilis (Pacific silver fir). Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve, BC, Canada.
Narrow Alnus rubra (red alder) strip between beach and P. sitchensis forest. Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve, BC, Canada.
Abies amabilis (Pacific silver fir) grove, with one large P. sitchensis (Sitka spruce) highlighted in background. Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve, BC, Canada.
Coastal forest with P. sitchensis dominant. Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve, BC, Canada.
Some trees of low altitudes of Flores Island, Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve, BC, Canada.
Tsuga heterophylla (western hemlock) dominated forest. Thuja plicata (western redcedar), centre, and P. sitchensis, large tree, right. Mount Rainier National Park at 520 m, Washington, USA.