Also called bull pine, ◼︎ blackjack pine and ◼︎ western yellow pine.

In the western 🇺🇸 USA, also called ◼︎ yellow pine.  Although do not confuse with sister species sometimes also called that:

Part of 🌲︎ pine  genus Pinus in 🌲︎ cedar / fir / hemlock / larch / pine / spruce  family Pinaceae.

Native to western 🇨🇦 Canada, 🇺🇸 USA and 🇲🇽 Mexico.   🌎︎ Map (scroll down) 🌎︎ Map (.pdf).   Invasive > in Hawai'i   🌲︎ State tree of Montana.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Pinus hosts caterpillars of 247 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.
  This plant is also known to be a host for (in areas where invasive) 🐝︎ spotted lanternfly (SLF)  Lycorma delicatula.

Learn more about ponderosa pine Pinus ponderosa

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