$15.00

Plugs.  Sold in bundles of 10.

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Description

Sold in bundles of 10.

At a Glance: Medium sized symmetrical pine tree.

Height: Up to 130′ tall
Stems: Bark starts out smooth with some resin blisters and ages to a scaly dark grey to black bark
Leaves: 5-10cm long needles in bundles of 5
Cones: Pollen cones are 1cm long and yellow; seed cones reddish-brown and woody

Ethnobotany: Historically used medicinally by many tribes.  Different parts of the tree were used for many ailments including cuts, tuberculosis, stomach disorders, coughs, sores, and was used to increase fertility in women.

 

Sun/Shade Tolerance Hydrology Elevation Range
full sun > 80%
mostly sunny 60%-80%
partial sun and shade 40%- 60%
moist
dry

 

low elevation
mid elevation
sub-alpine

 

Livestock Toxicity: Most Pine trees needles contain isocupressic acid in levels that are toxic to livestock and can cause abortion. The amount of isocupressic acid in Western White Pine is unknown and caution should be exercised.

References:

Pojar, Jim, and Andy MacKinnon. Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska. Revised ed. Redmond, Wash.: B.C. Ministry of Forests and Lone Pine Pub., 2004. Print.

“Sound Native Plants.” Sound Native Plants. Web. 31 Oct. 2014. www.soundnativeplants.com.