Picea sitchensis, the Sitka spruce, is a large coniferous evergreen tree growing to
almost 100 m ... Its name is derived from the community of Sitka, Alaska. ... and in
Olympic National Park, Washin...
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 ...
The motto is meant to represent Alaska as a land of promise. ... Tree. The tall,
stately Sitka spruce is the state tree. It is found in southeastern and central Alaska
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, ...
Find details and a picture of the Alaska state tree, the Sitka Spruce (Pinaceae
Picea sitchensis). Access other Alaska state symbols.
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 ...
Mar 9, 2016 ... Easy-to-read text covers major Alaska symbols such as the state flag, seal, bird,
tree, flower, animal, and more. A "Fast Facts" section highlights ...
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 ...
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