Montana Natives

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Name
Description
Ponderosa Pine

Ponderosa Pine

Pinus ponderosa

  • A broad headed pine up to 10m tall in Montana, probably similar in Alberta
  • Long needles in bundles of three give this pine a dense, bushy look and feel
  • Very lateral wide spreading branches
  • Large cones ripen in the fall

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Rocky Mountain Juniper

Rocky Mountain Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum

  • Upright evergreen juniper 2m to 3m in height, as far as the testing has shown to date
  • Form is variable from broad to narrow conical
  • Colour varies from blue-green to dark green, winter colours can vary as much as the summer shades
  • Small blue cone which give the distinctive ‘juniper’ odor

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Yucca

Yucca

Yucca glauca

  • Low spiky grass like plant to just over .5m
  • Very sharp long thin evergreen leaves
  • Occasional flowers on a tall spike in the center of the plant
  • Large bell shaped cream colour flowers

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