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western yellow pine

noun
Origin of western yellow pine
1900-1905
An Americanism dating back to 1900-05
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  • It looks like the western yellow pine, but is much inferior in size.

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    Henry H. Gibson
  • Jeffrey Pine (Pinus jeffreyi) is often classed as western yellow pine, both in the forest and at the mill.

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  • It is a mountain tree and generally occupies elevations above the western yellow pine.

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  • It reaches the same size as the western yellow pine, though the average is a little smaller.

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  • Some botanists have considered the Jeffrey pine a variety of the western yellow pine.

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  • The cut of western yellow pine likewise exceeds the output of redwood, and the remaining supply is larger.

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  • Last of the ranking trio is the western yellow pine, a warrior clad in plates of russet armor.

    The Book of the National Parks Robert Sterling Yard
  • The dense forest consists of pion pine, juniper, Douglas fir, and western yellow pine.

  • Piñon pine, juniper, Douglas fir, and western yellow pine represent most of the large evergreens.

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