Blue Spruce

Picea pungens

Also called Colorado Blue Spruce or Colorado Spruce, this evergreen tree is native to the US and introduced into Canada. The gray-green to glaucous, or slightly waxy, blue coloration of the needles of this species is caused by surface waxes and intensifies with the age of the tree.
Habitat:
Streambanks, moist canyon bottoms, and mid-montane forests in its native U.S. range.
Growth Habit:
Evergreen tree, growing 9-18 m tall or higher.
Bloom Time:
Late spring.
Longevity:
Long-lived.
Presence in US:
AZ CO ID MA MD ME NM NY PA UT WY
Presence in Canada:
NS ON