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Pinus contorta provenance studies : meeting of IUFRO working party on pinus contorta provenance S2.02.06, Scotland September 1974 by

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Published by Forestry Commission in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Lodgepole pine.

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Edition Notes

Statementeditedby Roger Lines.
SeriesResearch and development paper / Forestry Commission -- no.114
ContributionsLines, R., Great Britain. Forestry Commission.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv,128p.,[8]p.of plates :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19969579M

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ing on subspecies, Pinus contorta grows as an evergreen shrub or tree. Subspecies contorta is a shrub form (krummholz) and grows to mature heights of approximately to 10 feet (1 to 3 m) in height. Subspecies latifolia ia a thin and narrow-crowned tree growing to to feet (40 to 50 m) tall with a trunk measuring up to feet (2 m) in diameter, measured at breast. var. murrayana (Sierra Lodgepole Pine) and P. c. var. bolanderi (Mendocino White Plains lodgepole pine). Taken together, Pinus contorta is one of the most widely distributed pines in the western hemisphere, extending from Alaska south to Mexico and east through the Rocky Mountains to . There are a few compact or dwarf forms of Pinus contorta, such as ‘Spaan's Dwarf’. Shore and Lodgepole pine are the only pines native to the Pacific Northwest that have short needles in bundles of two. Can you identify these common native pines, a 3-needle and a 5-needle? Can be used in bonsai. Pinus contorta -- lodgepole pine -- is an awesome metaphor for the Rocinante and her crew in even more ways than Prax tells Naomi. There's the fire thing, of course.

pine, and pinus murrayana.1 In the United States and Canada, pinus contorta is regarded as a prime production species and has a variety of uses including panelling, piling, railway sleepers, pulpwood, plywood and hardboard. 2 Commonly it has. Wood, Lisa. An investigation of natural hybridization between jack pine (Pinus banksiana) and lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. latifolia) in northern British Columbia. M.S. Thesis, University of Northern British Columbia. See also. Elwes and Henry at the Biodiversity Heritage Library. This series of volumes, privately printed, provides some of the most engaging descriptions of conifers . Pinus contorta subsp. contorta. Common names. Shore pine ().Taxonomic notes. There is one variety, P. contorta subsp. contorta var. bolanderi (Parlatore) Koehne (syn: Pinus bolanderi Parlatore; P. contorta subsp. bolanderi (Parlatore) Critchfield). Description. Trees to 10 m tall and 50 cm dbh, straight or, in exposed sites, contorted and bent (ordinarily with a bowed base and then. Pinus contorta 'Chief Joseph' A dwarf conical golden Lodgepole or Shore Pine, found in the Wallowa Mts. tree has rich green needles in summer. Starting in October the green turns brilliant gold. Winter color this is absolutly amazing!

Environmental pest species. Pinus contorta is the most vigorous spreading conifer species in New Zealand and threatens landscape values, biodiversity and farming productivity by out-competing pasture areas and forming dense stands, even above the natural tree-line. For these reasons, it is the most targeted “pest” conifer species in New Zealand, as shown in Regional Pest Management Strategies. WOOD SPECIES COVERED IN THE BOOK. Full-page profile. Half-page profile. Mechanical data listed. European Silver Fir (Abies alba) Pacific Silver Fir (Abies amabilis) (Pinus contorta) Shortleaf Pine (Y) (Pinus echinata) Pinyon Pine (P) (Pinus edulis) Slash Pine (Y) (Pinus elliottii) Limber Pine (W) (Pinus . Pinus contorta latifolia LODGEPOLE PINE TREE Seeds! $ $ 30+ Lodgepole Pine Tree Seeds (Pinus contorta murrayana) - Flower Garden Spring Summer Rare Tree Seeds $ $ Currently unavailable. We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock. Share. Pinus contorta var. contorta: Shore Pine. This lowland variety is the western Shore Pine; found along the water in the San Juan Islands and along the coast of Washington and Oregon. They are smallish trees, beautiful and sparse with tiny cones, often twisted and bent from the coastal winds, making them appear like oversized bonsai trees.