Also called bull pine, blackjack pine and western yellow pine.  Part of 🌲︎ pine  genus Pinus and 🌲︎ cedar / fir / hemlock / larch / pine / spruce  family Pinaceae.

Native to western 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA. Invasive > in Hawaii

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  Pinus hosts caterpillars of 247 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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