Identification: Tree ID please

Discussion in 'Gymnosperms (incl. Conifers)' started by David Tang, May 8, 2019.

  1. David Tang

    David Tang Active Member

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    Shot these in the parking lot at Garden City Park, Richmond.
    Is this some sort of spruce ?
     

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    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    Pine (Pinus). Show habit, bark and mature cones in order to facilitate the most certain species level identification.
     
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    Thanks very much.
    Will bring short lens next time I go there.
    Fortunately, trees have no feet and stay put.
     
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    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Tree 1 - Mountain Pine Pinus mugo (note cones without prickles on the scales)
    Tree 2 - Lodgepole Pine Pinus contorta (cones with long prickles on the scales)
     
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    Very informative. Thanks a lot.
     

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