Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Pinus densiflora - Japanese Red Pine
Pinus densiflora: Pinus
, from Latin for 'pine';
, densely flowered -- possibly so named for its proliferation of cones.
Common in a multi-trunk form.
Needles in fascicles of two. Trees are monoecious.
'Oculus Draconis' cultivar has two yellow bands on each needle.
Flakey bark can resemble
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