mugo pine


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mu·gho pine

or mu·go pine  (myo͞o′gō, mo͞o′-)
n.
A shrubby, prostrate European pine (Pinus mugo) widely cultivated as an ornamental.

[French, from Italian mugo.]
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Noun1.mugo pine - low shrubby pine of central Europe with short bright green needles in bunches of twomugo pine - low shrubby pine of central Europe with short bright green needles in bunches of two
pine, pine tree, true pine - a coniferous tree
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Port achieved the low-water dreamscape by combining perennials like gaura and orange sedge that peak late in the growing season with evergreens like mugo pine, rosemary, and sedums for year-round lushness.
In their native Mugo pine forests in The Alps, these plants scramble through medium shrubs and up into small trees.
If the photo caption has said "Pinus mugo / Mugo pine," for example, the reader would be much more informed.