Pinus aristata


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Related to Pinus aristata: Pinus albicaulis, Pinus flexilis
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Noun1.Pinus aristata - small slow-growing upland pine of western United States (Rocky Mountains) having dense branches with fissured rust-brown bark and short needles in bunches of 5 and thorn-tipped cone scalesPinus aristata - small slow-growing upland pine of western United States (Rocky Mountains) having dense branches with fissured rust-brown bark and short needles in bunches of 5 and thorn-tipped cone scales; among the oldest living things some over 4500 years old
pine, pine tree, true pine - a coniferous tree
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com Pinus aristata (longeava) - found in the USA - - has been carbon ring-dated as the oldest living tree
Pinus aristata (longeava) - found in the USA - has been carbon ring-dated as the oldest living tree
Later in the article, the author refers to the bristlecone as Pinus aristata.