Pinus contorta var. latifolia
Synonyms: Pinus contorta ssp. latifolia, Pinus contorta var. murrayana, Pinus contorta ssp. murrayana, Pinus divaricata var. hendersonii, Pinus divaricata var. latifolia
Pollen cones and needles of lodgepole pine as seen in Summit Prairie, Malheur National Forest..........August 10, 2015.
Lodgepole pine observed near 8000' along the Fremont National Recreation Trail on the northwest side of Twelvemile Peak, Fremont-Winema National Forest.......August 2, 2020.
The photo above shows a small (about 15' high)
lodgepole pine as seen along the Island Springs Trail #66 to the east of Little
Mt. Adams on the eastern slopes of Mt. Adams.........August 25, 2005.
These photos show new growth of needles
and pollen cones at the branch tips of lodgepole pine as seen on the ridgetop
(about 4100') that divides Cougar and Dairy Creeks at the southeastern corner
of Mt. Adams..........June 12, 2005. This species of pine usually has two
needles per bundle with the needles measuring from 3-6 cm long. The seed cones
measure 4-6 cm long and are somewhat lopsided at the base.