Also called green spruce and white spruce.

Native to USA 🗻︎ Rocky Mountains:  Colorado and Wyoming.  Has been widely planted outside this area, as an ornamental. In Michigan, many are dying or suffering from "spruce decline", caused by diseases needlecast, canker disease and tip blight, and insects Gall adelgids and Spruce spider mites.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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