Stand of whitebark pine, nearly pure, around the summit of Ball Mt, Siskiyou Co, CA
Whitebark pine around ~S side of summit of Mt Ralston, Desolation Wilderness
Would be helpful to get pole and noose to get cones for definitive id
Pinus albicaulis, with many common names including whitebark pine, white pine, pitch pine, scrub pine, and creeping pine, occurs in the mountains of the Western United States and Canada, specifically the subalpine areas of the Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, the Pacific Coast Ranges, and the Rocky Mountains from Wyoming through the Continental Ranges. It shares the common name creeping pine with several other "creeping pine" plants.