Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. latifolia)
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Latin (scientific) name: Pinus contorta var. latifolia
Common English name: Lodgepole pine
Other names: Rocky Mountain lodgepole pine, black pine
French name: Pin tordu latifolié
Exists on a variety of soils and sites, including wet depressions.
This pine is found throughout Yukon and interior British Columbia.
The Lodgepole pine is the official arboreal emblem of Alberta.
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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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