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spruce in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsprucespruce1 /spruːs/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HBPTAFa tree that grows in northern countries and has short leaves shaped like needles
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spruceA further factor complicating the story is the trend towards monoculture of timber trees such as spruce.Even that blend is offset by the nearly black green of the higher, distant spruces.They'd passed beyond the deciduous woods, and the trees on either side were conifers - larch, spruce and pine.There were shapes of spruces rising to constrict a sky full of great cold stars.A lot of what exists in these woods can not be seen from my red spruce.The red spruce and Fraser fir began to recolonize the cut-over areas.