Limber pine: Pinus flexilis

Overview of a limber pine, Pinus flexilis taken along the Black Canyon Trail in the Santa Fe National Forest, 3 August 2001. The "leaves" (needles) are in bundles (fascicles) of five. It's named for the flexible nature of its branches.
Overview of the limber pine tree, Pinus flexilis.
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Close-up of needles in fascicles of the limber pine tree, Pinus flexilis.
Close-up of needles in fascicles of a limber pine, Pinus flexilis taken along the Black Canyon Trail in the Santa Fe National Forest, 3 August 2001. In some of them you can count the five needles per fascicle.
Close-up of needles in fascicles and bark of a limber pine, Pinus flexilis taken along the Black Canyon Trail in the Santa Fe National Forest, 3 August 2001.
Close-up of needles in fascicles and bark of the limber pine tree, Pinus flexilis.

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