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Limber pine (Pinus flexilis)


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Type

conifer tree icon

Conifer

Status

species native to Canada

Native

Edible fruit/nut tree?

NO

Names

Latin (scientific) name: Pinus flexilis

Common English name: Limber pine

Other names: Rocky Mountain white pine

French name: Pin flexible

Habitat

Exist mainly as single trees on dry, rocky exposed sites.

Other notes

Found in Southern British Columbia and Alberta.

Hardiness zone(s)

1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b

  • Zone 0
  • Zone 1
  • Zone 2
  • Zone 3
  • Zone 4
  • Zone 5
  • Zone 6
  • Zone 7
  • Zone 8
  • Zone 9

A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.

For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.

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