Western White Pine - Knowledgebase Question

Tonasket, WA
Question by janetd5
April 8, 2004
Is there such a tree as the western white pine, and or a sugar pine?

Answer from NGA
April 8, 2004


Pinus monticola is called the western white pine. It's native to western North America and has five needles per bundle. The cones are 5-10" long, slightly curved, and covered with resin.

I'm not aware of a tree called sugar pine.

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