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Whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis)


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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 albicaulis

Common English name: Whitebark pine

Other names:

French name: Pin à blanche écorce

Habitat

Exists on rocky soils and cliff faces in moist climates.

Other notes

Mostly occurs in widely scattered clumps.

Hardiness zone(s)

1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b

  • 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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