Definition of Picea rubens
1. Noun. Medium-sized spruce of eastern North America; chief lumber spruce of the area; source of pulpwood.
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Literary usage of Picea rubens
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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 RED SPRUCE (picea rubens) Bright red downy twigs, red wood and reddish bark give this tree its name. Short, stiff, pointed, 4-angled leaves set all ..."
2. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"W of Conway, on picea rubens, H & Shigo 1934 in 1979 (FPF); White Mtn. Nat. For., ca. ... W of Blue Mtn. Lake, on picea rubens, H 2130 in 1986 (FPF). ..."
3. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"The red spruce (picea rubens) is the principal lumber spruce of northern New England. It is fifty to eighty feet high, and two of three feet in diameter. ..."
4. The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore by Ernest Thompson Seton (1921)
"(picea rubens) Evergreen. Much like the Black Spruce but with larger, longer cones about iJ inch long and red when young, they are half way between tip and ..."
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