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Pinus uncinata (mountain pine)

Synonyms: Pinus ascendens; Pinus ascendens subsp. skalickyi; Pinus mughus var. uncinata; Pinus mugo subsp. rostrata; Pinus mugo subsp. uncinata; Pinus mugo var. rostrata; Pinus mugo var. uncinata; Pinus pumilio var. rostrata; Pinus pumilio var. torfacea; Pinus pumilio var. uncinata; Pinus sanguinea; Pinus sylvestris var. montana; Pinus sylvestris var. palustris; Pinus sylvestris var. uncinata; Pinus uncinata var. ancestralis; Pinus uncinata var. castanea; Pinus uncinata var. cinerascens; Pinus uncinata var. concolor; Pinus uncinata var. discolor; Pinus uncinata var. elongata; Pinus uncinata var. leucosperma; Pinus uncinata var. pelosperma; Pinus uncinata var. pendula; Pinus uncinata var. rostrata; Pinus uncinata var. solaris
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Wikipedia Abstract

Pinus mugo, known as creeping pine, dwarf mountainpine, mugo pine, mountain pine, scrub mountain pine or Swiss mountain pine, is a species of conifer, native to high elevation habitats from southwestern to Central Europe.
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Height [1]  44 feet (13.3 m)
Width [1]  31 feet (9.3 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
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: 8 Low Temperature: 10 F° (-12.2 C°) → 20 F° (-6.7 C°)
Water Use [1]  Moderate to Low
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Specific Gravity [3]  0.41
Structure [2]  Tree


Tetrao urogallus (Western Capercaillie)[4]


Europe, NE Spain, Pyrenees, Auvergne Mts. (possibly introduced), Alps, Jura, Vosges Mts., Böhmerwald, Erzgebirge. TDWG: 11 AUT-AU CZE-CZ GER SWI 12 FRA-FR SPA-AN SPA-SP; Europe: NE Spain, Pyrenees, Auvergne Mts. (possibly introduced), Alps, Jura, Vosges, Böhmerwald, Erzgebirge.. TDWG: 11 AUT-AU CZE-CZ GER SWI 12 FRA-FR SPA-AN SPA-SP;



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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
3Chave J, Coomes D, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Swenson NG, Zanne AE (2009) Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Ecology Letters 12: 351-366. Zanne AE, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Coomes DA, Ilic J, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Miller RB, Swenson NG, Wiemann MC, Chave J (2009) Data from: Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Dryad Digital Repository.
4del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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