Utah State Tree - Blue Spruce (Picea pungens)
Utah State Tree

Blue Spruce

(Picea pungens)

The Blue Spruce (Picea pungens), officially designated as the state tree of Utah, is a majestic evergreen conifer renowned for its striking blue-green foliage and stately appearance. This iconic tree thrives in Utah's diverse landscapes, from high mountain ranges to lower elevation regions, where it adds both aesthetic beauty and ecological value. Its needles, which range from silvery-blue to deep green, provide essential habitat for wildlife and contribute to the state's scenic charm. With its adaptability and resilience in Utah's varying climates, the Blue Spruce embodies the enduring spirit of the state and serves as a cherished symbol of Utah's natural heritage.

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