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Black Spruce. {Picea Mariana) Evergreen. Somewhat smaller than the preceding, rarely go feet high, with small rounded cones i to ij inches long; they are found near the trunk and do not fall ofif ; edges of scales more or less indent- ed, , In their September freshness the cones of Black Spruce are like small purple plums and those of White Spruce like small red bananas ; twigs, stout and downy; wood and roots similar to those of White Spruce. Leaves about ^ inch long with rounded tops.