Home Plant Index Photo Details & Description Utah Range Map
1. Needles, 2. female cone, 3. male cone - October 24, 2005, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah ©Nicky Davis
In right conditions may grow 100 to 120 feet tall. The needles are 1 inch long and 4 sided.
The cones are light brown with wavy edges on scales. The cones hang downward.
The bark has large loose scales and lower branches droop. Seeds are eaten by squirrels, crossbills and other small mammals and birds.
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