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TWO-NEEDLE PINYON Pinus edulis Engelm. Pl. 1 A short, round-topped, arid-zone tree mainly of the s. Rockies. Needles 2 per cluster, 3?4and#150;2 in. long, dark green, sharp but not spiny. Cones short, 1and#150;2 in. long, somewhat spherical, with thick, blunt, thornless scales and 2 wingless half-inch nuts per scale. Height 15and#150;20 (50) ft.; diameter 1and#150;2 (3) ft. Dry sites. Similar species: See Lodgepole Pine. Remarks: Like the other nut pines (see Singleleaf Pinyon), the fruits are eagerly sought by wildlife and humans alike. Reported to be the most common tree in N.M. A single- needle population is reported to occur in cen. Ariz. Resin from trunk wounds is said to have been used by Native Americans to waterproof woven bottles and to cement turquoise jewelry.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395904541
Editor:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Petrides, George A.
Editor:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Petrides, Olivia
Author:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
Trees
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
North America
Subject:
Trees -- Canada, Western -- Pictorial works.
Subject:
Trees & Forests
Subject:
Trees & Forests - General
Subject:
Trees -- West (U.S.) -- Identification.
Subject:
Trees -- Canada, Western -- Identification.
Subject:
Plants - Trees
Subject:
Nature Studies-Trees
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Peterson Field Guides(R)
Series Volume:
#1334
Publication Date:
January 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Covers 387 species. Includes 47 color pl
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
7.44x4.40x.83 in. 1.09 lbs.

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This newly designed field guide features detailed descriptions of 387 species, arranged in six major groups by visual similarity. The 47 color plates and 5 text drawings show distinctive details needed for identification. Color photographs and 295 color range maps accompany the species descriptions.
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