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Turkish Pine

Pinus brutia


Young pine tree with brown cones and trunk. New cones are green and have spotted lines. Needles are in groups of two.


Along trail in mixed chaparral area. "native to the eastern Mediterranean region. The bulk of its range is in Turkey, but it also extends to the East Aegean Islands of Greece, the Crimea, Iran, Georgia, Azerbaijan, northern Iraq, western Syria, Lebanon, and Cyprus"


This tree is native to California

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Michael67 8 years ago
Turkish Pine
Pinus brutia Turkish Pine - Pinus brutia - Overview

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Michael67 8 years ago

Introduced (and occasionally invasive), not native, in California

Escondido, California, USA

Spotted on Feb 15, 2012
Submitted on Feb 15, 2012

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