University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
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Taxon:Picea pungens Engelmann Family: PINACEAE
W. A. Weber; R. Wittmann
Verbatim Date: 28 July 2002
United States, Colorado, Park, High Creek Fen, 10 mi S of Fairplay.
39.09972 -105.97278 +-1000m. WGS84
I placed the point at the collector provided coordinates along High Creek. RA; Georeferenced 22 March 2017
2835 meters Verbatim Elevation:
A small grove of trees in the highest part of the fen.
These trees are very unusual. The cones appear to be typical for P pungens, but the needles are not pungent. They are plump, curved, and only 15mm long (those of P. pungens from Boulder at 6000 ft. are slender, straight, and 25 mm long). The petiole...