sitka spruce


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sitka spruce

a tall North American spruce tree, Picea sitchensis, having yellowish-green needle-like leaves: yields valuable timber

Sitka spruce

A soft, light, strong, close-grained wood of the West Coast of the US; unusually free of knots; esp. used in millwork.
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Finally, it revealed that an air-drying model for Sitka spruce woody biomass was not available for use in Ireland.
The Tongass also produces prized wood: yellow cedar, western red cedar, western hemlock, and lastly, Sitka spruce, commonly used for lumber but also a strong and lightweight material that, in the era before aluminum, was used in airplane construction.
The effect of monoterpene concentration in Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) on browsing behaviour of red deer (Cervus elaphus).
But, Paul says, "What happened with the Adirondack spruce is happening now with Sitka spruce.
The first time I stood in the midst of giant Sitka spruce, I thought, 'This must be saved,'" Briggs said.
Phifer's instruments are carved from maple, Sitka spruce, and African gibbon mahogany in finishes that include bing cherry, indigo blue, purple, and lemon yellow.
Moss and lichen overtake the towering Sitka spruce trees that are dominant here.
Caption: Alaskan Brewing Company will re-release its seasonal Alaskan Winter Ale, brewed with Sitka spruce tips, in October.
The guitar was crafted from Brazilian rosewood, book matched Sitka spruce with heavy "bearclaw" figuring, Adirondack red spruce and African ebony.
Ring and Winchester set out hundreds of traps among the branches of the tall cedar and Sitka spruce trees in the Carmanah Valley of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, to catch insects.
and his colleagues examined living Sitka spruce trees, whose roots were partially submerged when the ground dropped 3 centuries ago.
Douglas fir, Sitka spruce, Ponderosa pine--they've been used to build everything from our homes to the pianos we play.