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Knobcone Pine

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Knobcone pines (Pinus attenuata) are rather short-lived with a life-span averaging about 60 years. A small tree, this native species varies in form and size depending whether it grows in an exposed or sheltered area. In extremely poor sites it … Continue reading

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Serotinous Cones

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The more I learn about lodgepole pines (Pinus contorta), a Western species, the more I realize how complex and diverse this widespread conifer is. At least three, perhaps more, subspecies exist. Each of these subspecies vary depending on their environment. … Continue reading

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