Western white pine (Pinus monticola)
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Latin (scientific) name: Pinus monticola
Common English name: Western white pine
Other names: Mountain white pine, Idaho white pine, silver pine
French name: Pin argenté
Found mostly in dry sandy soils and rocky earth.
This tree type is usually mixed with other species.
1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
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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