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INT-GTR-253: Silvics of whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis)

Arno, Stephen F.; Hoff, Raymond J. 1989. Silvics of whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis). General Technical Report INT-253. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 11 p.

Whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) is a long-lived tree inhabiting the upper subalpine forest and timberline zone on high mountains of Western North America. The species' habitat, life history, growth and yield, mortality factors, special uses, and genetics are described.

Keywords: forest ecology, subalpine forests, grizzly bear habitat, krummholz, animal seed dispersal

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Title: INT-GTR-253: Silvics of whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis)
Publish Date: May 21, 2009
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May 21, 2009

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