1. Family: Pinaceae Spreng. ex F.Rudolphi
    1. Genus: Picea A.Dietr.
      1. Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carrière

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Alaska to W. U.S.A.

    [EDGE]

    Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

    Conservation
    Picea sitchensis is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -6.77, which places it in position 698 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 22.98, ranked 57. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alaska, British Columbia, California, Oregon, Washington

    Introduced into:

    Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway

    Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carrière appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 1, 2012 Goldman, D.H. [2901], USA K000554687
    May 1, 2012 Goldman, D.H. [3506], USA K000554689
    Oct 1, 2009 Brewer, W.H. [2200], USA K000340523
    Oct 1, 2009 Lemmon, J.G. [s.n.], USA K000340527
    Oct 1, 2009 Culbertson, J.N. [5015], USA K000340526
    Oct 1, 2009 Brian, N.J. [OR120-23], USA K000340524
    Oct 1, 2009 Norbey, T.L. [s.n.], USA K000340525

    First published in Traité Gén. Conif.: 260 (1855)

    Accepted by

    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Lambion, J., Delvosalle, L. & Duvigneaud, J. (2004). Nouvelle flore de la Belgique du G. D. de Luxembourg, du Nord de la France et des régions voisines, ed. 5: 1-1167. Edition du Patrimoine du Jardin botanique national de Belgique.
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
    • Lambion, J., Delvosalle, L. & Duvigneaud, J. (2004). Nouvelle flore de la Belgique du G. D. de Luxembourg, du Nord de la France et des régions voisines, ed. 5: 1-1167. Edition du Patrimoine du Jardin botanique national de Belgique.
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

    Sources

    EDGE Gymnosperms
    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Science Photographs
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/