sugar pine

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sugar pine

n.
A tall pine tree (Pinus lambertiana) of the Pacific coast of North America, having needles grouped in fascicles of five, long cones, and sweet resin, and valued as a source of lumber.

sugar pine

n
(Plants) a pine tree, Pinus lambertiana, of California and Oregon, having spreading pendulous branches, light brown cones, and sugary resin

sug′ar pine`


n.
the tallest American pine, Pinus lambertiana, of California, Oregon, etc., having cones 20 in. (51 cm) long.
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Los resultados variaron desde 87 kg para Pinus lambertiana, estudio realizado por Grier y Logan (1978), hasta 160 kg para Pinus virginiana, estudio realizado por Saucier y Boyd (1982).
En Baja California, en la sierra de San Pedro Martir --y solamente alli--, crecen el Pinus quadrifolia y el Pinus lambertiana, que pueden alcanzar 70 metros de altura y tienen conos descomunales de casi 70 centimetros de longitud.
We found that Super Sugar, at 681 points, outscores the current reining Pinus lambertiana in Yosemite by 46 points.