foxtail pine

noun

Definition of foxtail pine

: any of several American pines with a dense head of foliage: such as
a : a moderate to large pine (Pinus balfouriana) of upland western North America that is initially pyramidal but becomes irregular and open with age and that has stiff crowded persistent leaves, short-stalked dark brown pendulous cones, and bark initially milk white but becoming reddish brown and deeply fissured with age

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