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Coulter pine

a California pine, Pinus coulteri, having stout, bluish-green needles and heavy cones 9 to 14 inches (23 to 36 cm) long.
Also called big-cone pine.
Origin of Coulter pine
1885-90, Americanism; named after Thomas Coulter (died 1843), Irish botanist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Coulter pine (Pinus coulteri) is also known as nut pine, big cone pine, and long cone pine.

    American Forest Trees

    Henry H. Gibson

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