Definition of Pinus contorta
1. Noun. Shrubby two-needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares.
Generic synonyms: Pine, Pine Tree, True Pine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinus Contorta
Literary usage of Pinus contorta
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1. Plant Indicators: The Relation of Plant Communities to Process and Practice by Frederic Edward Clements (1920)
"In the Bitterroot Mountains where the western species are important, the percentages are: pinus contorta 25, Picea engelmanni 19, Pseudotsuga 14, ..."
2. Phytopathology by American Phytopathological Society (1917)
"It is not only possible but very probable that the same forms on pinus contorta and P. ponderosa as known elsewhere in the western United States belong here ..."
3. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"SE of Fort Bragg, on pinus contorta var. bolanderi, Nickrent 2716 in 1988 (FPF, ILL); Van Damme State Park, on pinus contorta var. bolanderi, Kuijt 1215 in ..."
4. Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the Canadian Forestry Association by Canadian Forestry Association (1900)
"BLACK PINE, Pinus Murrayana, Balfour. Synonyms— pinus contorta, Macoun, in part. pinus contorta, var. ..."
5. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences by Washington Academy of Sciences (1915)
"Newport, Oregon, in cones of pinus contorta. Length, female type, 3.10 mm.; Newport, Oregon, in pinus contorta, April 30, 1899, author, collector; Hopk. ..."
6. Veitch's Manual of the Coniferae: Containing a General Review of the Order by Adolphus Henry Kent, James Veitch & Sons (1900)
"pinus contorta, Douglas ex London, Arl>. et Frat. Brit. IV. 2292 (1838). ... The economic value of the typical pinus contorta is scarcely appreciable, ..."