Herb: Lodgepole Pine


Latin name: Pinus contorta latifolia


Family: Pinaceae (Pine Family)



Description of the plant:



Plant:
Evergreen
Tree

Height:
15 m
(49 feet)

Flovering:
May

Habitat of Lodgepole Pine:

Coastal dunes and sphagnum covered bogs to montane dry or moist areas. Trees growing inland are much larger than those growing near the coast.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed -

Cultivation of Lodgepole Pine:

Coastal dunes and sphagnum covered bogs to montane dry or moist areas. Trees growing inland are much larger than those growing near the coast.

Medicinal use of the herb:

None known

Known hazards of Pinus contorta latifolia:

The wood, sawdust and resins from various species of pine can cause dermatitis in sensitive people.

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.