The Flora of Mount Shasta
Western White PinePine Family (Pinaceae) Pinus monticola
Growth Form: Tall, straight trunk with a cylrindical crown of relatively short branches
Leaves: 5 needles per sheathless bundle, 2" to 4" long, leaves persist 3 to 4 years.
Cones: 5" to 10", slightly crescent shaped with the stalk bending to the side, cone scales thin and rounded on the ends, no prickles. Cones are pendulous at the ends of branches.
Found: Mid-to upper forest elevations. Klamath, Cascade, and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges
Tidbits: Fine for finish and millwork.
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