|2. White Spruce circa. 1960|
Common in most forested regions throughoutCanada, with the exception of along the British Columbia coast. The whitespruce is important in Canada's lumber industry, for both the productionof wood pulp and timber. Also, the tree is planted as an accent tree inlandscaping projects. In the past, North American Indians used the pliableroots in association with birch bark to construct canoes.
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