Pinus contorta

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Shore Pine: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Pinus contorta
Shore Pine (Pinus contorta): var. contorta expected throughout the region, with var. latifolia expected to occur in some locations where it has moved down transboundary rivers, especially in the north. Scattered collections from throughout much of the region, though much less on the outer islands.

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  • Hall 2010: (var. contorta) Coastal bogs, forests and on benches near lakes. (var. latifolia) Near Haines, Skagway, and Yakutat.
  • Muller: (var. contorta) gen; muskegs, beaches, common: (var. latifolia) N; open forest

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