Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine


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Related to Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine: whitebark pine, Pinus aristata, Great Basin Bristlecone Pine
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Noun1.Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine - small slow-growing upland pine of western United States (Rocky Mountains) having dense branches with fissured rust-brown bark and short needles in bunches of 5 and thorn-tipped cone scalesRocky Mountain bristlecone pine - small slow-growing upland pine of western United States (Rocky Mountains) having dense branches with fissured rust-brown bark and short needles in bunches of 5 and thorn-tipped cone scales; among the oldest living things some over 4500 years old
pine, pine tree, true pine - a coniferous tree
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Foxtail pine, coast redwood, Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine and western juniper can live into their 2,000s, and the oldest giant sequoia lived to the exceedingly ripe old age of3,266.

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