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Species Name: Pinus edulis
Common Name: Two Needle Pinyon Pine
- Source of edible pine nuts. Nice red-brown bark. Great in containers or garden. Very drought tolerant. Recommended as a specimen or bonsai.
- Plant Family: Pinaceae
- Plant Type: Tree
- Height by Width: 10'- 40' H x 3-5' w"
- Growth Habit: Shrub-like, irregular
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Slow
- Sun Exposure: Full sun
- Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
- Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
- Flower Season: Cones
- Flower Color: Cones
- Endangered?: List 3/ RED 3-1-1
- Distribution: Desert Mountains (New York Mountains) to Southern Wyoming, Western Texas, Northern Mexico
- Natural Habitat: Pinyon and juniper woodland; to 4000-7200'
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