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Northwest Missouri State University


Limber Pine

Pinus flexilis

Native: Rocky Mountains of western North America, Alberta to northern Mexico, east to Texas. Leaves: densely crowded on the ends of the branchlets, pointing forward, rigid, curved or slightly twisted, 21/2 to 3 1/2" long, margins entire, apex sharp-pointed, 3 to 4 lines of stomata on each surface. Flowers: Monoecious, staminate clustered, rose colored, female purple. Fruit: Cones subterminal, short-stalked, cylindric ovoid, 3 to 6" long, 1 1/2" wide.

Trail Number: T1

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Leaf - Limber Pine

Summer - Limber Pine

Summer '08 - Limber Pine