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limber pine

noun
1.
a pine, Pinus flexilis, of western North America, having light, soft wood used locally for railroad ties, poles, fuel, etc.
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Examples from the web for limber pine
  • Cinder cones support three different plant communities: cinder garden, shrub, and limber pine and/or juniper trees.
  • limber pine, with flexible twigs and needles in groups of five, may also be a part of subalpine forests.
  • The area includes a wide variety of vegetation types including limber pine stands, thick aspen stands and wet meadows.
  • Pockets of limber pine, aspen and juniper dot the rocky landscape.
  • There, on a slope as steep as a cathedral roof, they entered an open forest of spruce and limber pine.
  • Subalpine fir, limber pine and white bark pine are found in the higher elevations.
  • Juniper and limber pine were present at opposite ends of the drainage, respectively.

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