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.

A simple key to campus pines.

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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