Pinus microcarpa Lamb.

Photo credit: Original from Descr. Pinus courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library - (provided by Missouri Botanical Garden) modified to provide labels.

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Family: Pinaceae

Genus: Pinus

Description: 

The only tree of any size I have seen is at Whitton, where it was planted by John Duke of Argyll, and which has a remarkably beautiful appearance in the summer, being covered with a great number of bright purple cones. (Desc. Pinus)

History: 

Published in Descr. Pinus 1: t.37 p.58 #31 in 1803 (and in ed.3 #46 in 1832).

Synonym of Larix laricina (Du Roi) K.Koch.


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