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Pinus longaeva D.K. Bailey
Stem: trunks often many, twisted, strong-tapered, < 16 m, < 2 m wide; bark red-brown; mature crown bushy, irregular. Leaf: 5 per bundle, 1--4 cm, often with white resin spots; sheath deciduous. Pollen Cone: deep red when mature. Seed Cone: +- spreading to pendent, < 5--14 cm, ovoid-oblong, dark red-brown; stalk 0--2 cm; scale tip knob prickle 1--6 mm, slender, stiff. Seed: < wing.
Ecology: Subalpine forest; Elevation: 2200--3700 m. Bioregional Distribution: W&I, n DMtns; Distribution Outside California: to eastern Utah.
Synonyms: Pinus aristata Engelm., in part
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Robert Haller & Nancy J. Vivrette
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Pinus lambertiana
Next taxon: Pinus monophylla
Citation for this treatment: J. Robert Haller & Nancy J. Vivrette 2016. Pinus longaeva, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38283, accessed on December 11, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 11, 2016.