pinon pine

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Synonyms for pinon pine

a small two-needled or three-needled pinon of Mexico and southern Texas

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Pinon pine seeds eaten by mice do not survive their passage through the animal's gut.
Pinon pine seeds that aren't plucked from their cones fall to the ground and are eaten by birds and other animals.
Comprised of short pinon pine and Utah juniper trees, this pygmy forest thrives along with sagebrush and rabbitbrush, which blooms in the fall.
As I walk along a volcanic ridge beneath the San Francisco Peaks on Arizona's Colorado Plateau, my eyes move from pinon pine to yucca rosette to leafy bunches of amaranth.
The terrain is remarkable with green pockets of alfalfa laced among colorful rimrock and pinon pine with panoramic lookouts to stunning red rock formations and the broad tree-covered slopes of the Boulder.
Vegetation is dominated by short grass prairie and pinon pine (Pinus edulis)-one-seeded juniper (Juniperus monosperma) woodland" (3).
The fates of the cached seeds are similar to those of pinon pine seeds cached by birds.
The desert scrub, saguaro cactus and mesquite had already given way to pinon pine, juniper, and ashen grasses.
Coadaptations of the Clark's nutcracker and the pinon pine for efficient seed harvest and dispersal.
layer of topsoil revegetated with native grasses, shrubs, and trees (sagebrush, juniper, and pinon pine are indigenous).
Unsuccessful project - Pinon Pine IGCC Power Project (Sierra Pacific)
University of Arizona (UA) researchers and their colleagues transported 20 reproductively mature pinon pine trees from New Mexico to Biosphere 2's glass-enclosed 3.
In the Southwest, from Colorado and Utah, southward into Arizona and New Mexico, pinon pine nuts bring hungry bears out of the woodwork like nothing else.
Nowhere is the drought more visible than in the dying pinon pine forests in the southern areas of Los Alamos County and along the Lab's southern border.