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Old 08-26-2012, 08:47 PM   #1
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Tree ID

I was sleeping in botany class I guess. Can somebody tell me what the narrow pine trees are sticking up above the rest of the right side of this pic? Black Spruce?

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Old 08-26-2012, 11:06 PM   #2
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yes-I think they're Black Spruce
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Old 08-27-2012, 07:24 AM   #3
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Of the three tall trees on the right side of the picture, I would agree that the one on the left is a black spruce. The other two probably are too, but the one on the right could also be balsam fir. Based on this one view alone it's not 100% clear.
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Old 08-27-2012, 08:03 AM   #4
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One of my favorite tunes... Black Spruce.
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Old 08-27-2012, 08:07 AM   #5
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Awesome photo!
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Old 08-27-2012, 09:29 AM   #6
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I concur with the consensus here that they are more than likely Black Spruce, based on the irregular conical crowns, but I agree with Bill I. that a positive identification is difficult to make from this distance.
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Old 08-27-2012, 07:06 PM   #7
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Yes. The crow's nest, the thick cluster of branches evident at tree top, and drooping branches with turned up tips, positively ID those trees as black spruce.
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