Pinus densiflora
Japanese red pine

Pinaceae (pine family)
Japan

Japanese red pine has needles around 4 inches long in bundles of two. The small cones are 2 inches long. It was represented on campus by two specimens crowded together at the foot of the staircase in the courtyard of Tresidder Union. By October 2009, only one remained, showing signs of disease.

About this Entry: The main text of this entry is from the book Trees of Stanford and Environs, by Ronald Bracewell, published 2005. John Rawlings noted only one remained (2009).