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Pinus flexilis E. James
Stem: trunk < 20 m, < 2.9 m wide; mature bark dark brown, deep-furrowed, in rectangular plates; mature crown branches reaching ground or not. Leaf: 5 per bundle, 2--9 cm, stiff, generally curved; bundles in dense tufts at branch ends; sheath deciduous. Seed Cone: spreading, 7--15 cm, oblong, yellow-brown, opening late 2nd year; stalk < 2 cm; scales thinnest at tips, angled, prickle 0. Seed: wing generally persistent on scale.
Ecology: Lodgepole, subalpine, bristlecone forests; Elevation: 1830--3700 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNH, TR, PR, SNE, n DMtns; Distribution Outside California: to western Canada, South Dakota, New Mexico.
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Robert Haller & Nancy J. Vivrette
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Citation for this treatment: J. Robert Haller & Nancy J. Vivrette 2016. Pinus flexilis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38277, accessed on December 08, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 08, 2016.