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Sitka Spruce is the largest species of spruce, with some specimens topping 100 meters with a diameter of nearly 5 meters. They grow along the pacific coast of North America from Northern CA to the Alaskan panhandle.
I find these shaggy giants to be very photogenic, with big spreading gnarled roots and thick trunks covered in a thick layer of moss, typical of the wet temperate rain forests that cloak this region of the continent. The soft, overcast light in this scene showcased their aforementioned attributes perfectly I though.