Definition of Colorado spruce

1. Noun. Tall spruce with blue-green needles and dense conic crown; older trees become columnar with lower branches sweeping downward.

Exact synonyms: Colorado Blue Spruce, Picea Pungens, Silver Spruce
Generic synonyms: Spruce

Lexicographical Neighbors of Colorado Spruce

Colorado Desert
Colorado Plateau
Colorado River
Colorado River hemp
Colorado Springs
Colorado beetle
Colorado beetles
Colorado blue spruce
Colorado fir
Colorado four o'clock
Colorado potato beetle
Colorado spruce (current term)
Colorado tick fever
Colored People's Time
Colossus of Rhodes
Colour Index
Coluber constrictor
Coluber constrictor flaviventris

Literary usage of Colorado spruce

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Andorra Nurseries: Wm. Warner Harper, Proprietor, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia by William Warner Harper (1903)
"Colorado spruce. (Lr) A noble tree from the Rocky Mountains. ... Blue Colorado Spruce. (Lr) A form of P. pungens with the same general character, ..."

2. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society (1899)
"... the Northern cedar and the Colorado spruce, though I am not guilty of ever saying much in favor of the Michigan white pine. The cedar used to do well, ..."

3. Bulletin of the National Research Council by National Research Council (U.S.) (1921)
"... willows, Scotch pine, jack pine, lodgepole pine, white spruce, Colorado spruce, Norway spruce, tamarack, European larch, Siberian larch. ..."

4. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1895)
"... would scarcely believe that this and the common Norway spruce are so closely akin. The blue tint of the Colorado spruce ..."

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