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Silvical characteristics of Engelmann spruce

by Robert R. Alexander

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Fort Collins, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Engelmann spruce

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert R. Alexander and Wayne D. Shepperd.
    SeriesGeneral technical report RM -- 114
    ContributionsShepperd, Wayne D., Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13633806M
    OCLC/WorldCa11862696

    Book-matched, 2-piece Engelmann spruce soundboard for steel string guitar. Dimensions are at least " wide and 21" long. The binomial name is Picea engelmanni, and it grows through the entire Rocky Mountain range, and further into Canada. Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Engelmann Spruce, Silver Spruce, Mountain Spruce, Columbian Spruce (Picea engelmannii) 'Blue Magoo' supplied by member gardeners in t.

    Engelmann An American Wood Spruce FS Engelmann spruce, one of the light - est of all the important commercial woods in the United States, is soft, machines well, and has low shrinkage and uniform color. The wood closely resembles that of the eastern spruces in appearance and properties and, like them, has excellent pulping properties. Engelmann Spruce and Blue Spruce are very similar and difficult to distinguish from each other, but knowing several characteristics helps. Elevation: Engelmann Spruce likes drier and higher slopes (9,' to tundra krummholz); Blue Spruce likes streamsides and lower elevations (7,' to 10,'). Cones: Engelmann cones are usually less than two inches long; Blue Spruce are .

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Silvical characteristics of Engelmann spruce / Related Titles. Series: General technical report RM ; By. Alexander, Robert R. Shepperd, Wayne D. Type. Book. Silvical characteristics of Engelmann spruce. Fort Collins, Colo.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, (OCoLC) Spruce trees in the Engelmann spruce/soft leaved sedge (Carex disperma) habitat type in central Idaho provide important nesting sites for the MacGillivray's warbler, American robin, and warbling vireo.

Engelmann spruce snags are used by numerous cavity-nesting birds. Snags greater than 11 inches (28 cm) d.b.h. are most often used. Growth Characteristics: Engelmann spruce is a large tree, averaging 30 inches in diameter and 90 feet in height. The crown in pyramidal, with the top somewhat rounded and limbs extending to near the ground.

Branches are in whorls. At very high elevations, the crown becomes distorted or the whole tree may be low and shrubby in appearance. Title Silvical characteristics of Engelmann spruce.

Document Type: Book Author(s): R. Alexander; W. Shepperd. Engelmann Spruce Engelmann Spruce The Engelmann spruce is the most widespread spruce tree in America, and is one of the important forest trees of the southern Rocky Mountain forest ecosystems.

Engelmann spruce grows in areas of considerable moisture, usually above feet ( m). It is most often found in high forests.

Engelmann spruce is a medium- to large-sized evergreen conifer indigenous to the western parts of North America, typically growing at high altitudes between 3, ft ft ( m and 3, m). These spruce trees have a pyramidal crown with a slightly rounded top and their branches extend to the ground, giving the whole [ ].

The western spruce budworm is another potentially damaging insect that attacks both Engelmann spruce and subalpine fir. Complete removal of a spruce-fir stand by fire or logging results in such drastic environmental changes that spruce and fir are usually replaced by lodgepole pine, aspen, or shrub and grass communities.

The. Picea engelmannii, with common names Engelmann spruce, white spruce, mountain spruce, or silver spruce, is a species of spruce native to western North America, from central British Columbia and southwest Alberta, southwest to northern California and southeast to Arizona and New Mexico; there are also two isolated populations in northern is mostly a high Class: Pinopsida.

Color/Appearance: Engelmann Spruce is usually a cream to almost white color, with an occasional hint of red. Grain/Texture: Engelmann Spruce has a fine, even texture, and a consistently straight grain; numerous small knots are also common.

Rot Resistance: Heartwood is rated as being slightly resistant to non-resistant to decay. Workability: Easy to work, as long as. Picea engelmannii 'Bushes Lace' (Bushes Lace Engelmann Spruce) *Full sun-Part shade * Zones * 6' tall * 4' wide * A weeping evergreen conifer with light powder-blue needles.

Picea engelmannii 'Bush's Lace' A weeping evergreen conifer with light powder-blue needles. A graceful and glowing presence in the landscape/5(4). A spruce is a tree of the genus Picea / p aɪ ˈ s iː ə /, a genus of about 35 species of coniferous evergreen trees in the family Pinaceae, found in the northern temperate and boreal regions of the Earth.

Picea is the sole genus in the subfamily s are large trees, from about 20–60 m (about 60– ft) tall when mature, and have whorled branches and conical : Tracheophytes. official website for The Forester's Log, column and book by Mary Stuever.

Forester's Log. Search this site. Navigation. Welcome to Mary's Forestry Website. How to Tell Engelmann Spruce and Blue Spruce Apart looking at several characteristics should be decisive.

Full text of "Silvical characteristics of blue spruce although the sites on which blue spruce grows are more moist than those of ponderosa pine and warmer than those of Engelmann spruce and subalpine fir (Alexander ) (fig. in the United States. Glenn W. Peterson and Richard S. Smith, Jr., eds.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Hand. Comparisons of silvical characteristics (PDF) Source: Klinka, K., J. Worrall, L. Skoda, and P. Varga. The Distribution and Synopsis of Ecological and Silvical Characteristics of Tree Species of British Columbia’s Forests.

The Tonal Qualities of Engelmann Spruce. Engelmann is lighter weight and less stiff than Sitka – this allows the top to vibrate more (limited of course by other factors – particularly binding).

This, among other things, means that the overtones produced are stronger and richer than they are with Sitka spruce.

A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures.

Engelmann spruce definition is - a large spruce (Picea engelmannii) of the Rocky mountain region and British Columbia that yields a light-colored wood. Picea engelmannii, Engelmann spruce, is a large coniferous tree in the Pinaceae (pine family) native to North America. Also known as Columbian spruce, mountain spruce, white spruce, silver spruce, and pino real, it is one of seven spruce species native to the United States.

Sitka spruce has very long branches, but the hybrids with Engelmann spruce have rather narrow crowns. Notes Sitka spruce is a desirable component in hypermaritime forests in pure or mixed-species stands, either with other conifers or hardwoods (nurse species in spruce weevil-prone areas), except on water and nutrient deficient-sites.

©Susan McDougall. Trees Live States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park, Third Burroughs Mountain, '. Aug Usage Requirements.Picea engelmannii, or Engelmann spruce as it is commonly known, is a much more rare variety of spruce that shares the sought-after coloring of its German cousin. This is the only variety that compares to the now unavailable European White Spruce; and this is the spruce you likely get if you pay a premium for “authentic” German White spruce.ENGELMANN SPRUCE picea engelmanni Englemann Spruce is named after the botanist George Engelmann UNIQUE FEATURES: The Englemann Spruce is a straight, spire-like tree WOOD CHARACTERISTICS: not very strong.

USES: modern - .