Do White Spruce Trees Grow Naturally in New Mexico?

No, white spruce do not grow naturally in New Mexico. White spruce (Picea glauca) are common in the forests of Canada, Alaska and the northeastern and north central U.S. These majestic trees, sometimes exceeding 80 feet in height, are an important commercial lumber source. They also shelter and feed wildlife.

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A freelance writer, Judy Wolfe has owned Prose for the Pros, a freelance writing business, since 2006. She's been an inveterate traveler since 1961 and draws on her travel experiences to provide articles for such websites as Chincoteague Island Vacations and Berlin Dude. Wolfe holds a Bachelor of Arts in literature from California State University at Pomona.