Pinus parviflora Sieb. & Zucc.
Pinus pentaphylla Mayr.
Pinaceae
Pinus parviflora (61066 octets)
Beautiful pine up to 20-30 m in the wild, but with a slow growth in Europe. Young trunk and branches smooth and greyish. Bark becoming darker and scaly after. Needles in 5 fascicle, bluish-green, slightly curved, 2-8 cm long, 0.7-1 mm wide, with 3-6 prominent white stomatic lines beneath. Cones ovoid-oblong, subsessile, 5-10 cm long, persisting for several years. Quite hardy.

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Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Pinus parviflora by Plants for a future database

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