Knobcone pine is a somewhat rare, smaller pine that seldomly grows higher than 80 feet (25 meters).
budles of three. They are 3-6 inches long, stiff and twisted.
identify this pine by its unique clusters of knobby cones.
adhere to limbs in clusters, gripping the tree so tightly that
they sometimes become embedded as the tree grows around them. They
closed for years until the seeds are released after a fire.
bark is gray, thin, and
breaks into scales on large trees.
it grows: In southwest
Oregon, it grows above 1000 feet in the mountains near the coast and
scattered locations in the southern
Cascades, mostly on dry, rocky slopes. It also grows in scattered
locations throughout much of
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