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Last updated 4/21/2019 by Ben Legler.
Pinus contorta Douglas ex Loudon var. latifolia Engelm.[FNA2, HC, HC2]
lodgepole pine

Publication: Botany (Fortieth Parallel). 331. 1871.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA2: "Pinus contorta var. latifolia is fire successional. It is the most wide-ranging and commercially utilized variety. Its poor self-pruning character makes it less desirable for lumber but adequate for mine timbers, fences, and pulpwood."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Pinus contorta Douglas ex Loudon ssp. latifolia (Engelm.) Critchfield
Pinus divaricata (Aiton) Sudw. var. hendersonii (Lemmon) B. Boivin
Pinus divaricata (Aiton) Sudw. var. latifolia (Engelm. ex S. Watson) B. Boivin