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Pinus monophylla

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Single-needle Pinyon 

FAMILY: PINACEAE

Pinus monophylla - Single-needle Pinyon

About Single-needle Pinyon at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native from southeast Idaho to northern Baja.

  • Does not exceed 50’ in height.

  • Needles are only 1 per bundle, 1-2” long, and round in cross section.

  • Seed cones are quite round, bluish, and 1.5-3.5”.  Seeds are edible.

  • Very rare in Portland.

  • The seed for #197 was collected in Rockland, Nevada by Lambert Florin, a writer about the West, and planted at his Portland home on SE Tolman.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
197

5527 SE Tolman St

Private, Front Yard

20' Height

18' Spread

3.7' Circ.

This tree is set back from the street and not very visible.

Pinus monophylla - Single-needle Pinyon