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Taxon: Picea pungens Engelm.

 
Genus: Picea
Family: Pinaceae
Nomen number: 28323
Place of publication: Gard. Chron. ser. 2, 11:334. 1879
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 11 (4 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: agroforestry; ornamental
  • Social: religious/secular (used as a Christmas tree)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, Utah]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  4. Fechner, G. H. 1990. Blue spruce. Silvics of North America: 1. Conifers; 2. Hardwoods. Agriculture Handbook 654. URL: http://www.na.fs.fed.us/pubs/silvics_manual/volume_1/picea/pungens.htm target='_blank' Note: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Washington, DC.\; http://www.na.fs.fed.us/pubs/silvics_manual/table_of_contents.shtm
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  6. International Seed Testing Association. 1971. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees.
  7. Ledig, E. T. et al. 2004. Relationships among the spruces (Picea, Pinaceae) of southwestern North America. Syst. Bot. 29:275-295. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  8. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  9. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.

Check other web resources for Picea pungens Engelm. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Picea pungens cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?28323. Accessed 18 July 2019.