blue spruce Pinaceae Picea pungens Engelm. symbol: PIPU Leaf: Evergreen needles, 3/4 to 1 1/4 inches long, stiff and very sharp (spine-like), displayed nearly straight out from twig, silvery blue to dark green. Strong acidic taste. Each needle borne on a raised, woody peg (sterigma). Disclaimer: This information sheet is designed to serve as a quick reference resource for clinicians. It is not intended to e stablish a community standard of care, replace a clinician’s medical judgment, or establish a protocol for all patients.

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York ... Fact Sheet ST-454 October 1994 Picea pungens‘Iseli Foxtail’ Figure 1. Middle-aged ‘Iseli Foxtail’ Colorado Spruce. ‘Iseli Foxtail’ Colorado Spruce1 Edward F. Gilman and Dennis G. Watson2 INTRODUCTION Colorado Spruce has a horizontal branching habit and grows taller than 75 feet in its native habitat, but is Disclaimer: This information sheet is designed to serve as a quick reference resource for clinicians. It is not intended to e stablish a community standard of care, replace a clinician’s medical judgment, or establish a protocol for all patients.