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Pinyon Pine Produces the pine nuts that native Americans ate and that we now buy from supermarkets (there are about 20 species that produce the edible nuts.  Here the pine stands in front of the Rim Rock between Torrey and Capitol Reef. Capitol Reef,Pinus edulis,Pinyon Pine,Rim Rock,Utah Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Pinyon Pine

Produces the pine nuts that native Americans ate and that we now buy from supermarkets (there are about 20 species that produce the edible nuts. Here the pine stands in front of the Rim Rock between Torrey and Capitol Reef.

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  1. In a setting like this, you'd expect Clint Eastwood to appear any moment now. Posted 9 months ago
    1. Indeed with his cigarillo, lovely light! Posted 9 months ago

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''Pinus edulis'', the Colorado pinyon, two-needle piñon, pinyon pine, or simply piñon, is a pine in the pinyon pine group whose ancestor was a member of the Madro-Tertiary GeofloraThis designation has as a part of it a term, 'Tertiary', that is now discouraged as a formal geochronological unit by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. and is native to the United States.

Similar species: Pinales
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Uploaded Feb 20, 2021. Captured Aug 8, 2007 01:11.
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