Definition of Engelmann spruce
1. Noun. Tall spruce of Rocky Mountains and British Columbia with blue-green needles and acutely conic crown; wood used for rough lumber and boxes.
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Literary usage of Engelmann spruce
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1. The Valuation of American Timberlands by Karl Wilson Woodward (1921)
"In these Engelmann spruce is the dominant species. ... Like its eastern relative, the red spruce, Engelmann spruce can cling to mountain sides where the ..."
2. A Manual for Northern Woodsmen by Austin Cary (1919)
"Engelmann spruce, IN BOARD FEET, BY THE SCRIBNER RULE (From Bulletin No. 36, US Forest Service) From trees cut in Colorado and Utah measured ..."
3. Forestry in Minnesota by Samuel Bowdlear Green, Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota (1902)
"The Engelmann spruce is a valuable ornamental and timber tree, resembling the Blue Spruce, but it has been tried to only a limited extent. ..."
4. Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters by Society of American Foresters (1912)
"Observations on sample areas have shown that where Engelmann spruce and alpine fir were hoth present in the original stand the reproduction of Engelmann ..."
5. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"Ecology, silviculture, and management of the Engelmann spruce-subalpine fir ... Patterns of community dynamics in Colorado Engelmann spruce- subalpine fir ..."