lodgepole pine

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lodgepole pine,

common name for the pinepine,
common name for members of the Pinaceae, a family of resinous woody trees with needlelike, usually evergreen leaves. The Pinaceae reproduce by means of cones (see cone) rather than flowers and many have winged seeds, suitable for wind distribution.
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 species Pinus contorta, found in the Rocky Mts. and the northwestern coast of the United States.
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It was stated that the lodgepole pine 'also easily sheds snow that would break the branches of other tree species'.
The Register-Guard's readership would be better served by a headline that more accurately represents the central point of the scientific study: that climate change, not beetles, is the primary driver in the loss of lodgepole pines.
Ultimately, the beetle is expected to destroy almost every individual ponderosa and lodgepole pine with a diameter greater than five inches.
Here Dennie Ibbotson has lived for 30 years carving majestic elk and other wildlife into lodgepole pine and ponderosa.
A possible species for introduction for afforesting spoil areas is lodgepole pine, which is known as rather tolerant to pH and nutrient deficit in soil [23].
Aspens and lodgepole pines dot the landscape, and the Gallatin National Forest is right out the back door.
Eventually, fast-growing fir trees and lodgepole pines began to take over.
Now, 6- and S-foot lodgepole pines are sprouting up and the forest's regeneration is underway, while skeletal trees surrounding the ranch continue to be a reminder of nature's force.
In this paper we report the ring-width patterns of lodgepole pines (Pinus contorta) in areas of tree kill at Red's Lake and Horseshoe Lake.
Although we were aware of the ranges of elevation, substrate, and forest ages across the three locations at the outset of this study (Table 2), the wide variability in the mean proportion of serotinous lodgepole pines across the landscape was a surprise.
The results of our genetic analysis suggest that tree clusters routinely occur in ponderosa, bristlecone and lodgepole pines.
This contrasts with very large variations and several different terpene patterns in the interior lodgepole pines (var.