red spruce

noun
a spruce, Picea rubens, of eastern North America, having reddish-brown bark and cones and yielding a light, soft wood used for pulp, in the construction of boxes, etc.

Origin:
1770–80

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Example sentences
They reported that it might reduce cold or stress tolerance in some tree
  species, including red spruce and sugar maple.
He subsequently infected red spruce trees with it, proving that it was alive.
The properties contain rare mountain peat land, unusual red spruce forest, and
  sensitive wetlands.
The bog forest here is composed of red spruce, hemlock, and yellow birch.
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