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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lcarreau - Jul 8, 2008 5:46 pm - Voted 10/10

It never fails ...

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!


SoCalHiker - Jul 8, 2008 5:57 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: It never fails ...

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

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