Ponderosa Pine

Pinus ponderosa

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Pinus ponderosa, commonly known as the ponderosa pine, bull pine, blackjack pine, or western yellow pine, is a very large pine tree of variable habit native to western North America, but widespread throughout the temperate world. It was first described by David Douglas in 1826, from eastern Washington state near present-day Spokane. It is the official state tree of Montana.

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  1. (c) Brent Miller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/88016824@N00/2466145956
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinus_ponderosa

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