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Pinus strobiformis (Southwestern white pine; Mexican white pine)

Synonyms: Pinus ayacahuite subsp. strobiformis; Pinus ayacahuite var. brachyptera; Pinus ayacahuite var. novogaliciana; Pinus bonapartea; Pinus strobiformis var. carvajalii
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Wikipedia Abstract

Pinus strobiformis, commonly known as Southwestern white pine, Mexican white pine or Chihuahua white pine, is a medium-sized white pine tree whose native habitat is in southwestern United States and Mexico. It is typically a high-elevation pine growing mixed with other conifers (a Montane forest).
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Attributes

Height [1]  50 feet (15.2 m)
Width [1]  35 feet (10.7 m)
Air Quality Improvement [1]  Low
Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Carbon Capture [1]  Low
Shade Percentage [1]  83 %
Temperature Reduction [1]  Medium-Low
Wind Reduction [1]  Medium-High
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 5 Low Temperature: -20 F° (-28.9 C°) → -10 F° (-23.3 C°)
Hardiness Zone Maximum [1]  USDA Zone: 7 Low Temperature: 0 F° (-17.8 C°) → 10 F° (-12.2 C°)
Water Use [1]  Moderate to Low
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Lifespan [3]  Perennial
Specific Gravity [4]  0.47
Structure [2]  Tree

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Carlsbad Caverns National Park II 15448 New Mexico, United States

Predators

Cyanocitta stelleri (Steller's Jay)[5]
Nucifraga columbiana (Clark's Nutcracker)[5]
Sciurus aberti (Abert's squirrel)[6]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Arceuthobium campylopodum (western dwarf mistletoe)[7]

Distribution

U.S.A.: Arizona, New Mexico, rare in Trans-Pecos Texas; Mexico: in Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Sinaloa, Durango, Jalisco, very local in Zacatecas and San Luís Potosí. TDWG: 76 ARI 77 NWM TEX 79 MXE-CO MXE-CU MXE-DU MXE-NL MXE-SL MXN-SI MXN-SO MXS-JA; USA: Arizona, New Mexico, rare in Trans-Pecos Texas; Mexico: in Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Sinaloa, Durango, Jalisco, very local in Zacatecas and San Luís Potosí.. TDWG: 76 ARI 77 NWM TEX 79 MXE-CO MXE-CU MXE-DU MXE-NL MXE-SL MXE-ZA MXN-SI MXN-SO MXS-JA;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1i-Tree Species v. 4.0, developed by the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station and SUNY-ESF using the Horticopia, Inc. plant database. 2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 3USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture 4Forest Inventory and Analysis DB version 5.1, May 4, 2013, U.S. Forest Service 5Balda, Russell P. and Kamil, Alan, Linking Life Zones, Life History Traits, Ecology, and Spatial Cognition in Four Allopatric Southwestern Seed Caching Corvids (2006). Papers in Behavior and Biological Sciences. Paper 36. 6DIET AND TREE USE OF ABERT’S SQUIRRELS (SCIURUS ABERTI) IN A MIXED-CONIFER FOREST, ANDREW J. EDELMAN AND JOHN L. KOPROWSKI, THE SOUTHWESTERN NATURALIST 50(4):461–465 DECEMBER 2005 7Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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