Picea wilsonii

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Name and publication

Picea wilsonii Mast., Gard. Chron. Ser. 3, 33: 133, fig. 55-56 (1903).


Cones of qing qian are sometimes sold in the potpourri trade as “larch cones.” Cones are 5-8 cm long x 2.5-4 cm wide, ovoid-oblong, pale brown.

Nativity and distribution

Picea wilsonii is native to China and widely cultivated for timber, pulp, and ornament.