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Western United States. Needles are 1-1.5 inches long, silvery blue and diamond shaped in cross section. Grows to 100 feet on mountain slopes in the Rocky Mountains. Overused as a specimen tree in front yards, where it detracts from the rest of the landscape. Species name refers to the sharply pointed needles.
GIS coordinate: N40 20.967 W94 52.873
Trail Number: G17
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