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A serotinous cone, for instance, produced by certain pines, won’t free its seeds until it’s heated up.

There, sprawled out below a sandstone plateau dotted with piñon pines and juniper trees, stood the 800-year-old remains of Cliff Palace, an ancient city of the Ancestral Pueblo people.

The utility labels eucalyptus, palm, oak, pine and sycamore as riskier trees in terms of fueling wildfires.

In the background is a thicket of tall pines, their needles forming a reddish carpet beneath.

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The other site, in the Kootenay River valley in Idaho, is “much more boreal — pine forest and humid,” he says.

Blister rust is like having the flu; the pine beetle is like fast acting leukemia.

Because this food source could abruptly disappear at any time, cutworm moths cannot be counted on to replace pine nuts.

This high-altitude pine needs to be 50-80 years old before it even begins to produce cones.

Meat, especially outside the park, is a nutritious but deadly alternative to pine nuts.

And, if these alternative foods were indeed similar in food value to pine nuts, why are the bears not already wolfing them down?

While he openeth his hands he shall rejoice: but transgressors shall pine away in the end.

After this it wound along on ridges and in ravines till it reached the heart of a great pine forest, where stood a saw-mill.

The lone pine on the stone cap of Gander Knob waved its farewell, and we clattered down the long slope into the great world.

How many imitators of the great manipulator have looked at this growth of pine and wondered where the old master obtained it!

We have for the upper table, or front, a thin slab of wood known as pine, from a species of tree that grows all over the world.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pine, such as: ache, crave, grieve, hanker, mourn, and yearn.

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