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Sitka spruce, Picea sitchensis(noun)
a large spruce that grows only along the northwestern coast of the United States and Canada; has sharp stiff needles and thin bark; the wood has a high ratio of strength to weight
Picea sitchensis, the Sitka spruce, is a large coniferous evergreen tree growing to almost 100 m tall, and with a trunk diameter at breast height that can exceed 5 m see List of superlative trees. It is by far the largest species of spruce; and the fifth largest conifer in the world (behind giant sequoia, coast redwood, kauri and western redcedar); and the third tallest conifer species (after coast redwood and coast Douglas-fir). The Sitka spruce is one of the few species documented to reach 300 feet in height. It acquires its name from the community of Sitka, Alaska.
The numerical value of picea sitchensis in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of picea sitchensis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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