Brewer spruce or weeping spruce is native to the montane and subalpine forests of the Klamath Mountains of southwest Oregon and northwest California.
Listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List, it is also considered one of the rarest spruce species in North America with approximately 8 populations covering an extent of about 775 km2. The species is named after American botanist William Henry Brewer.
The Gymnosperm Database has an extensive write-up on Picea breweriana, in part because this is a species much coveted in horticulture. Additional photos are available from CalPhotos: Picea breweriana. Local readers can visit this species bordering the Trough Courtyard in UBC Botanical Garden’s E.H. Lohbrunner Alpine Garden.