Pinus mugo. SWISS MOUNTAIN PINE. Central Europe
PINACEAE (Pine family)
The needles are in twos and 2 inches long and the dainty cones are small, up to 2 inches long. The tree is usually grown as a shrubby dwarf.
One is left of the entrance at Bechtel International Center. A group is at the east entrance to Wilbur Hall, off the parking lot, and a somewhat prostrate pair is at Wilbur Hall’s main entrance off Escondido Road. Bonsai trees are in the round planters in front of the Law School entrance off Canfield Court.
Other campus pines: Pinus brutia eldarica | Pinus bungeana | Pinus canariensis | Pinus contorta | Pinus coulteri | Pinus densiflora | Pinus edulis | Pinus halepensis | Pinus jeffreyi | Pinus maximartinezii | Pinus mugo | Pinus muricata | Pinus nigra | Pinus patula | Pinus pinea | Pinus ponderosa | Pinus radiata | Pinus roxburghii | Pinus sabiniana | Pinus sylvestris | Pinus thunbergiana | Pinus torreyana | Pinus wallichiana
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Name derivation, genus | species The Latin name | old Tyrolese nameRelated material: Pine Notes