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ponderosa

(ˌpɒndəˈrəʊzə)
n
(Plants) a North American pine tree
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Noun1.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 matureponderosa - 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
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Here, 60 miles of trails wander through bristlecone and ponderosa pines that were tiny saplings during the days of King Arthur.
Both drawing on long histories in forestry and personal experience with ponderosa pines in the western US, Fiedler and Arno explore the interaction of the trees, fire, and humans.
After many adventures and a night under the stars and ponderosa pines, Tino and Rudi were ready to return home to the Mojave Desert.
5-cm diameter at breast height) ponderosa pines (Halloran and Bekoff, 1994; Snyder and Linhart, 1994).
The study, which was of Ponderosa pines, was done by scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL).
Ponderosa pines are the preferred habitat for the goshawk, and the Long Pines Unit is home to a large population.
Go straight and level on a faint cattle trail amid ponderosa pines.
Maybe North Carolina pines and other trees are not as tall as the Ponderosa pines in northern Arizona and the squirrels there never stop running long enough for a head shot
Designed by Brad Bell, Coyote Moon is set on 250 secluded acres of rolling hills, towering Ponderosa pines and wildflowers.
PICTURE THIS SCENE: A MEADOW OF WILDFLOWERS UNDER A big blue sky with groves of Ponderosa pines and Mount Bachelor or the Deschutes River in the background.
Yet the ponderosa pines have not grown back to their former limits.