Picea rubens

ClassificationGymnosperms
FamilyPinaceae
Family (Traditional)Pinaceae
GenusPicea
SpeciesPicea rubens Sarg.
Common NameAmerikanische Rotfichte, crvena smreka, Eastern spruce, prusqueur rouge, pícea roja, red spruce, Rode spar, Rotfichte, Vörös luc, épicéa rouge, épinette jaune, épinette rouge
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Evergreen; Habit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Needlelike; Petiole Type: Sessile; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Acicular;Linear; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Entire;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 5.5
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Picea americana Picea americana
Picea mariana var. rubra Picea mariana var. rubra De Roi
Picea rubra Picea rubra

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Anderson (TN), Carter (TN), Johnson (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Unicoi (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1967 - 2000

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
ETSU001129 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Picea rubens
31973000004628 Sevier Tennessee 16 Mar 1983 Thieret, John
53950
KNK
Picea rubens
TENN-V-0015403 Tennessee
TENN
Picea rubens
TENN-V-0015404 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Picea rubens
UCHT003459 Tennessee
UCHT
Picea rubens
UCHT003460 Tennessee
UCHT
Picea rubens
UCHT003461 Tennessee
UCHT
Picea rubens
MTSU000189 Rutherford Tennessee 07 Dec 2000 Jonathan Shannon
MTSU
Picea rubens
ETSU001128 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Picea rubens
31973000004627 Sevier Tennessee 16 Mar 1983 Thieret, John
53950
KNK
Picea rubens
TENN-V-0015405 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Picea rubra
TENN-V-0015406 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Picea rubens
HTTU000666 Roane Tennessee
HTTU
Picea rubens
MTSU000186 Williamson Tennessee 30 Sep 1986 Scott Taylor
MTSU
Picea rubens
MTSU000190 Anderson Tennessee 20 Dec 1967 Allen Coggins
MTSU
Picea rubens
MTSU000188 Rutherford Tennessee 02 Dec 1979 Esther Woodward
80
MTSU
Picea rubens
MTSU000187 Rutherford Tennessee 15 Nov 1980 Barbara Johnson
37
MTSU
Picea rubens
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Plant Photos

Picea rubens - Ashley B. Morris
Picea rubens - Ashley B. Morris
Picea rubens - Dwayne Estes
Picea rubens - Dwayne Estes
Picea rubens - Dwayne Estes
Picea rubens - Dwayne Estes
Picea rubens - Dwayne Estes
Picea rubens - Dwayne Estes
Picea rubens - Joey Shaw
Picea rubens - Joey Shaw
Picea rubens - Joey Shaw
Picea rubens - Joey Shaw