mountain pine


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Related to mountain pine: Swiss stone pine, Mountain pine beetle
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Noun1.mountain pine - evergreen tree of New Zealand resembling the kawakamountain pine - evergreen tree of New Zealand resembling the kawaka
cedar, cedar tree - any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
genus Libocedrus, Libocedrus - cypresses that resemble cedars
2.mountain pine - tall pine of western North America with stout blue-green needlesmountain pine - tall pine of western North America with stout blue-green needles; bark is grey-brown with rectangular plates when mature
white pine - any of several five-needled pines with white wood and smooth usually light grey bark when young; especially the eastern white pine
3.mountain pine - low shrubby pine of central Europe with short bright green needles in bunches of twomountain 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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As when Heavens Fire Hath scath'd the Forrest Oaks, or Mountain Pines, With singed top their stately growth though bare Stands on the blasted Heath.
The capacity reduction, which is due to insufficient timber supply as a result of the mountain pine beetle epidemic and associated decline in the annual allowable cut, will enable the mill to better align its production capacity with the sustainable fibre supply in the region.
However, blister rust infections and mountain pine beetle infestations, as well as climate change and other disturbances in timberline fire ecology, have caused severe whitebark pine population decline.
This new cut level is a 36% reduction from the current cut of 918,014 cubic metres set in 2011, and reflects the end of mountain pine beetle salvage operations in the area.
Pick your own tree from an indoor forest featuring a wide range of shapes and sizes in different varieties including Nordmann Fir, Fraser Fir and Rocky Mountain Pine.
Ones with strap leaves, like lilyturf, or plants like mountain pine, with needles, are also not on their menu.
Beginning in the late 1990s, the pine forests of Montana began to experience the largest mountain pine beetle outbreak in recorded history.
Beginning in the late 1990s, the pine forests of Montana began to experience the largest mountain pine beetle (MPB; Dendroctonus ponderosae) outbreak in recorded history (Mitton and Ferrenberg 2012).
Companies such as Interfor, West Fraser and Conifex have struggled for years with the mountain pine beetle, which has destroyed millions of acres of timber in the western provinces of Canada and Rocky Mountain states of the United States.
Since the late 1990s, more than 60 million acres of forest in the West have experienced tree die-offs resulting from an unprecedented mountain pine beetle epidemic.
In Montana, Wyoming and Idaho alone, more than 2.7 million acres of whitebark pine--about 11 million pines in all--have been killed by the mountain pine beetle, a native insect that became much more prevalent in Western forests in the late 1990s.
Pinus pungens (Table Mountain pine) is a native hard pine of the eastern United States.