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Noun: spruce pine
  1. Common forest tree of the eastern United States and Canada; used especially for pulpwood
    - eastern hemlock, Canadian hemlock, Tsuga canadensis
  2. Small spruce of boggy areas of northeastern North America having spreading branches with dense foliage; inferior wood
    - black spruce, Picea mariana
  3. Shrubby two-needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares
    - shore pine, lodgepole, lodgepole pine, Pinus contorta
  4. Large two-needled pine of southeastern United States with light soft wood
    - Pinus glabra

Derived forms: spruce pines

Type of: hemlock, hemlock tree, pine, pine tree, spruce, true pine

Encyclopedia: Spruce pine