single-leaf pinyon


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Related to single-leaf pinyon: Pinus quadrifolia
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Noun1.single-leaf pinyon - pinon of southwestern United States having solitary needles and often many stemssingle-leaf pinyon - pinon of southwestern United States having solitary needles and often many stems; important as a nut pine
nut pine - any of several pinons bearing edible nutlike seeds
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If you are forced to remove them, but would like to plant related yet more controllable species, consider these: peppermint eucalyptus (Eucalyptus nicholii), 'Bloodgood' sycamore (Platanusacerifolia) and single-leaf pinyon pine (Pinus monophylla).
There is also a sprinkling of single-leaf pinyon pines, a member of the white pine family, and limber pines, ancient trees that grow above 8,500 feet and often in grotesquely twisted shapes, making them appear as ``scarecrows'' on the horizon.

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