The best areas for larch are those so thoroughly burned as to preclude the immediate heavy reproduction of lodgepole pine.
Railroads buy half a million lodgepole pine crossties yearly.
Along the Rockies the characteristic trees are Engelmann's spruce, bull pine, Douglas fir, and lodgepole pine.
The lodgepole pine has been called a fire tree, and the name is not inappropriate.
It was a lodgepole pine sixty or seventy feet away and several feet lower than my stand, on the side of a moraine.
lodgepole pine is the most common tree, covering the floor of the valley and extending up the mountains to about 8,000 feet.
Like paper birch and lodgepole pine, it follows forest fires where the ground is laid bare by the burning.
The short, heavily limbed trunk bears no resemblance to the tall and slender shaft of the lodgepole pine of the Rocky Mountains.
lodgepole pine has been shown to have a great value for telephone and telegraph poles when treated with preservatives.
On the rocky slopes there had once stood a dense thicket of lodgepole pine, slender and close, through which a trail had been cut.