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Scientific Name: Pinus contorta var. latifolia
Pronunciation: PYE-nus kun-TORE-tuh variety lat-ih-FOE-lee-uh
Common Name: interior lodgepole pine (seedling)
Family Name: Pinaceae
Plant Type: Conifer
Key ID Features: Seedlings with 3-6 cotyledons, 1.2-3 cm long; needles 2 (rarely 3) per fascicle, mostly 4-8 cm long.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Upright
Form: Pyramidal - narrowly
Mature Size:
Height:22 - 30m
Origin: B.C. east of Cascades, Canada - central, U.S. - northwest
Hardiness Rating: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium: Acidic, Bog
Landscape Uses: Forestry
Additional Info: Google
interior lodgepole pine (seedling)
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Needle-like
Arrangement: Fascicles
Texture/ Venation:
Colour in Summer: Green, Dark-green, Green-yellow
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Acicular
Additional Info: In pairs; 2.5-8 cm long; stiff, very sharp point, spirally twisted, sharp teeth on margins.

Inflorescence Type: n/a
Flower Morphology:Monoecious plant
Colour (petals): No flowers
Flower Time at Peak:

Fruit Type: Cone (winged seeds)
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Form once plant is over 5 years old.

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Ectomycorrhizae

Propagation: Seed
Pest Susceptibility: Rust, Scale insects, ( Deer resistant, Drought resistant )
Specific Pests: Sawfly
(GNH) GreeNHouse
(NRY) NuRserY
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