Great Basin Bristlecone Pine (Pinus longaeva)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7a
Plant Height: 20, 30 to 60 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Needled
Fruit: Showy
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Monoecious
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Photo courtesy of: Chris de Rham

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Date: 2009-08-31Photo courtesy of: Chris de Rham
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Location: Great Basin National Park, NevadaDate: 2005-10-18Credit NPS
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