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This species is accepted, and its native range is Alaska to W. U.S.A.
Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carrière

[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.

Native to:

Alaska, British Columbia, California, Oregon, Washington

Introduced into:

Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Newfoundland, 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 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
Oct 1, 2009 Brewer, W.H. [2200], USA K000340523
Oct 1, 2009 Lemmon, J.G. [s.n.], USA K000340527

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

Accepted by

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Jonsell, B. (ed.) (2000). Flora Nordica 1: 1-344. The Bergius Foundaton.
  • 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.
  • Meades, S.J. & Brouillet, L. (2019). Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Newfoundland and Labrador https://www.newfoundland-labradorflora.com/checklist/.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

EDGE Gymnosperms
EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Science Photographs
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