western yellow pine

Origin of western yellow pine

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05

Words Nearby western yellow pine

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How to use western yellow pine in a sentence

  • Approaching the park from the east the routes pass through open western yellow pine forests and western larch stands.

  • It looks like the western yellow pine, but is much inferior in size.

    American Forest Trees | Henry H. Gibson
  • Piñon pine, juniper, Douglas fir, and western yellow pine represent most of the large evergreens.

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

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

    American Forest Trees | Henry H. Gibson