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|Genus: Pinus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pinus edulis Engelm.
Stem: trunk < 15 m, < 1.1 m wide; bark shallow-furrowed, red-brown; mature crown +- rounded. Leaf: generally 2 per bundle, 2--6 cm, dark green; sheath deciduous. Seed Cone: spreading, 3--5 cm, ovoid, yellow-brown; stalk +- 0; scale tip knobs < 1 cm, angled, truncate. Seed: wing persistent on scale.
Ecology: Pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 1300--2700 m. Bioregional Distribution: DMtns (New York Mtns); Distribution Outside California: to southern Wyoming, western Texas, northern Mexico. Note: Extent of hybridization with Pinus monophylla under study.
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Robert Haller & Nancy J. Vivrette
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Pinus coulteri
Next taxon: Pinus flexilis
Citation for this treatment: J. Robert Haller & Nancy J. Vivrette 2016. Pinus edulis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38269, accessed on October 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 23, 2016.