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lodgepole pine


Definitions from WordNet

Noun lodgepole pine has 1 sense
  1. shore pine, lodgepole, lodgepole pine, spruce pine, Pinus contorta - shrubby 2-needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares
    --1 is a kind of pine, pine tree, true pine

Definitions from the Web

Lodgepole Pine

Noun (Botany): A tall, slender pine tree (Pinus contorta) native to western North America, characterized by its straight trunk and cone-shaped crown.

Noun (Forestry): Wood derived from the lodgepole pine tree, commonly used in construction, fencing, and furniture making.

Sense: Characterized by its thin, tall form and serotinous cones that remain closed until exposed to high temperatures, the lodgepole pine is a resilient tree species found in various ecosystems across western North America.

Sample Sentences:

  1. The lodgepole pine is a dominant species in the subalpine forests of the Rocky Mountains.
  2. Foresters prefer using lodgepole pine as it is highly resistant to pests and decay.
  3. The serotinous cones of the lodgepole pine require the intense heat of a wildfire to open and release their seeds.
  4. The lodgepole pine forest provides habitat for numerous wildlife species, including the black-backed woodpecker.
  5. We used sustainably harvested lodgepole pine for the construction of our cabin.

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