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Engelmann spruce

División en sílabas: En·gel·mann spruce
Pronunciación: /ˈeNGɡəlmən ˌspro͞os
(also Engelmann's spruce)

Definición de Engelmann spruce en inglés:


A tall spruce found in the mountains of western North America and Mexico.
  • Picea engelmannii, family Pinaceae
Example sentences
  • Montane forest has lodgepole pine and Engelmann spruce, with Douglas fir often found on north slopes and ponderosa pine on south slopes.
  • In the Chilcotin, a Switzerland-size plateau on the dry, inland side of the Coast Mountains, forests of Engelmann spruce, Douglas fir, and lodgepole pine are systematically mowed down.
  • Five miles up the trail the tree line - a stunted patchwork of subalpine firs and Engelmann spruces - was already behind me.


mid 19th century: named after George Engelmann (1809–84), American botanist.

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