Definition of Picea mariana
1. Noun. Small spruce of boggy areas of northeastern North America having spreading branches with dense foliage; inferior wood.
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Literary usage of Picea mariana
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1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"The white wood is now much in demand for making paper. The pale leaves and bark give the tree its name THE BLACK SPRUCE (Picea mariana) ..."
2. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1905)
"of this lake grow Sorbus americana, Picea mariana and Acer ... With these are associated Thuja occidentalis, Picea mariana, Larix americana, Finns resinosa, ..."
3. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"Pinus sabiniana Picea mariana Picea glauca Pinus leiophylla Pinus ... Picea mariana infected by Arceuthobium pusil- lum in Newfoundland showed 10 to 22% ..."