The following is a list of symbols of the U.S. state of Alaska. Contents. [hide]. 1
State Insignia; 2 ... 1917, Forget-me-not · Tree · Sitka Spruce, 1962, Sitka Spruce
Alaska designated Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis) as the official state tree in
1962. Named for Sitka Sound in Alaska, the Sitka spruce is the tallest conifer in
Alaska State Tree - Sitka Spruce - Picea sitchensis. Sitka Spruce Pinaceae Picea
sitchensis. Leaf: Single, linear, spirally arranged; 1 inch long with a very sharp ...
Alaska's state tree. Needles. • Dark blue-green, squarish, 5/8 to 1 inch long;. •
Needles sharp, growing on all sides of branch- es from woody pegs, a character
Oct 2, 2005 ... 325 proposed the Sitka spruce, "the most valuable tree species in Alaska," as the
official state tree. The legislation was approved and the Sitka ...
May 4, 2013 ... The Sitka Spruce Tree is the Alaska State Tree! 9. The tallest tree is just shy of
200 feet tall; you can view this tree in Olympic National Park, ...
Dec 13, 2014 ... Sitka spruce trees tower over a meadow in Southeast Alaska. Someone asked
me this week why Alaska's state tree could not be used for a ...
Find details and a picture of the Alaska state tree, the Sitka Spruce (Pinaceae
Picea sitchensis). Access other Alaska state symbols.
www.naturebob.com/sites/default/files/Ouch! It's the Alaska State Tree by Bob Armstrong and Marge Hermans.pdf
you'll know it's the Alaska State Tree. Sitka spruce are one of 40 species of
spruce found in North America, but they are the only truly coastal species. They
Sep 27, 2011 ... The Sitka Spruce was declared Alaska's state tree, on 28th February 1962. This
coniferous tree is also identified by the names of Coast Spruce, ...