WHITEBARK PINE

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WHITEBARK PINE suitable for counties:
WYOMING: Fremont, Hot Springs, Lincoln, Park, Sublette, Teton
IDAHO: Adams, Blaine, Boise, Bonner, Boundary, Camas, Cassia, Clark, Clearwater, Custer, Elmore, Fremont, Idaho, Lemhi, Shoshone, Valley
CALIFORNIA: Alpine, Amador, El Dorado, Fresno, Inyo, Madera, Mariposa, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne
WASHINGTON: Chelan, Clallam, Ferry, Jefferson, Kittitas, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Pierce, Skamania, Whatcom, Yakima
OREGON: Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Douglas, Grant, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Marion, Union, Wallowa
NEVADA: Carson City, Douglas, Elko, Humboldt, Mineral, Storey, Washoe
MONTANA: Gallatin, Missoula

Whitebark pine belongs to family of pinaceae plants, its species name is albicaulis. This plant grows actively in summer. Whitebark pine has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Whitebark pine booms in mid summer.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Whitebark pine is a slow growing plant, a mature Whitebark pine can grow up to 65 feet. This plant is highly tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 65
Drought Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 90
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -58 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Mid Summer
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : Mid Summer Commercial Availability : Contracting Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Low Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 3600
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Low
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : Medium
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter : Moderate
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 15
Height, Mature (feet) : 65 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : Yes Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Low Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : High Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : None Frost Free Days, Minimum : 90
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 4.8 pH (Maximum) : 8.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 430
Precipitation (Minimum) : 72 Precipitation (Maximum) : 72
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 16 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -58

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