Part of spruce  genus Picea in 🌲︎ cedar / fir / hemlock / larch / pine / spruce  family Pinaceae.

Native to central and eastern 🇪🇺 Europe, Scandinavia and 🇷🇺 Russia.  Imported to North America as an ornamental. Invasive > in USA

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

A few sources say most of the ♐︎ Schöningen spears were made from the wood of this tree.

Learn more about 🇳🇴 Norway spruce Picea abies

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