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Pinus contorta var. latifolia
lodgepole pine

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Yukon Territory to Oregon, east to the Rocky Mountains.

Habitat: Dry to somewhat moist open forests, moderate to fairly high elevations. often in dense stands following fire.

Cones: April - June

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Pinus contorta Douglas ex Loudon var. latifolia Engelm.
Publication: Botany (Fortieth Parallel). 331. 1871.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Pinus contorta var. latifolia in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Pinus contorta var. latifolia checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Pinus contorta var. latifolia atlas page.

CalPhotos: Pinus contorta var. latifolia photos.

USDA Plants: Pinus contorta var. latifolia information.

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