Needles 2

    Needles 2

     

    Key to the Trees of Logan Canyon

     

    Are the needles fairly sharp pointed, easy to roll between two fingers (four-sided or diamond-shaped in cross section), and held on the twig on peg-like projections that persist after the needle falls? Clue: the cones are papery. These are spruces.

    Four-sided needle cross section
    Are the needles not sharp pointed, not easy to roll between two fingers (flat in cross section), and not held on the twig on peg-like projections?
     

    Flat needle in cross section

     

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