Pinus ponderosa


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pinus ponderosa - common and widely distributed tall timber pine of western North America having dark green needles in bunches of 2 to 5 and thick bark with dark brown plates when maturePinus ponderosa - common and widely distributed tall timber pine of western North America having dark green needles in bunches of 2 to 5 and thick bark with dark brown plates when mature
yellow pine - any of various pines having yellow wood
References in periodicals archive ?
Species Year 1948 1981 2009 Pinus ponderosa 27 29 29 Pseudotsuga menziesii 7 13 13 Juniperus scopulorum 32a 32 (a) 32 Pinus edulis 5 6 6 Total 71 80 80 (a) One specimen (34 cm in DGL) not cored due to rot.
38] observed that afforestation with Pinus ponderosa in pasture areas of Patagonia increased the above- and belowground carbon storage.
Prior to 1900 there was a long history of frequent, low intensity fire in mixed-conifer forests dominated by Pinus ponderosa (2-15 year intervals) and Pinus jeffreyi (14-18 years) (McBride & Jacobs, 1980).