Spruce, Norway

.0-074 Tree Description: European Norway spruce (Picea abies) was widely planted by early settlers from the Old World, where it is the traditional Christmas tree. It is also a traditional cemetery tree, and several others can be seen in this part of Oak Ridge. It is one of the largest spruce species, and can attain great size and age on favorable sites. This great specimen is among the largest and oldest found here.

Location: 39.823934 N, 89.659730 W

Map:     Get walking directions here.

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