Monterey Pine (Pinus radiata)
[ Trees > Conifers > Pines . . . ] Forest Types: Coastal
by Michael Kuo
Stature: 40-100 feet high; to 5 feet in diameter; with an open, rounded crown.
Needles: In bundles of 3; 4-6 inches long; bright green.
Bark: Thin and whitish when young; furrowed and dark reddish brown to gray or black with age.
Cones: 3-7 inches long; distinctively asymmetrical; scales thick, without prickles; with very short stems; often remaining closed on the branch for years.
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Kuo, M. (2008, January). Monterey pine (Pinus radiata). Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/trees/pinus_radiata.html