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Limber Pine
Close-up of a beautiful Limber Pine near the summit of Mount Baden-Powell. You can nicely see the 5 needles per sheath. July 6, 2008

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lcarreauIt never fails ...

lcarreau

Voted 10/10

I always get this one mixed up with White pines
and Jeffery pines. The one that stands out the
most is the Western Yellow pine; at least here
in Arizona. I love the new growth on these guys! And nothing can beat the smell of them!
Posted Jul 8, 2008 5:46 pm

SoCalHikerRe: It never fails ...

SoCalHiker

Hasn't voted

thanks. Well, I am certainly not an expert and I try to keep it simple. In our local mountains you see many lodgepole (2 needles), jeffrey (3 needles), sugar and limber pines (both with 5 needles). There are of course some others but for those I have to consult my field guide....Cheers
Posted Jul 8, 2008 5:57 pm

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SoCalHikerSubmitted by SoCalHiker
on Jul 7, 2008 12:56 am

Image ID: 418710
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Object Title: Limber Pine

Image Type(s): Hiking, Flora