[Pines East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Lodgepole Pine

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

Lodgepole Pine: 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: 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) - Male pollen cones of Lodgepole Pine: 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) - Female cones of Lodgepole Pine: 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)

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.

Lodgepole Pine: 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)

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.

Male cones of Lodgepole Pine: 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) - Male cones of Lodgepole Pine: 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)

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.

Paul Slichter