Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis) - stiff blue-green needles with pointed tips. Two whitish lines along underside of needle.
Norway Spruce (Picea abies) - hard dark green needles
Spruces' bark is coppery with papery scales, or purplish with coarse scales.
They are found in planted woods and shelter-belts.
They are used for paper, pulp, plywood core, structural work and joinery, and as Christmas trees.