Calflora
Taxon  Report   6495    
Picea sitchensis  (Bong.) Carrière
Sitka spruce
Picea sitchensis, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Picea
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Redwood Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Picea sitchensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PISI)

Cindie Meyer (YouTube):  How to identify this tree.

Photo Tour:  Institute for Redwood Ecology, Humboldt State University.


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2019).