Coulter pine

Coul·​ter pine | \ ˈkōltə(r)- \
variants: or Coulter's pine

Definition of Coulter pine

: a tall pine (Pinus coulteri) of the southwestern U.S. with cones 9 to 15 inches long and consisting of stout sharp-pointed scales

called also big-cone pine

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History and Etymology for Coulter pine

after Thomas Coulter †1843 Irish botanist

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“Coulter pine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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