Dr. Green Thumb Identification

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Picea pungens - Colorado/Blue Spruce
 
 
 
Lives up to 200 years; however, can live up to 600 years in the west.
 
  Forms a pyramidal shape up to 60 feet tall.
 
 
  Blue/green to silver in color.
 Bark is a gray to medium brown color with small papery scales.
 Needles up to 1 inch long and very sharp.  Probably the sharpest needle of all the spruces.