Pinus ponderosa

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Name and publication()

Pinus ponderosa Douglas ex Lawson & C. Lawson, Agric. Man. 354 (1836).

Description()

Cones of the ponderosa or western yellow pine are broadly egg-shaped, 5-15 cm long, mostly reddish brown.

Nativity and distribution()

Pinus ponderosa is native to central and western North America.

Family()

Pinaceae