bristlecone pine :
- n small slow-growing upland pine of western United States (Rocky Mountains) having dense branches with fissured rust-brown bark and short needles in bunches of 5 and thorn-tipped cone scales; among the oldest living things some over 4500 years old
News & Articles
- UPDATE: Saguache County fires
SAGUACHE COUNTY — The Ox-Cart Fire is on the ridge between North and South Rock Creeks six miles southeast of Poncha Pass, and has burned 28 acres of Aspen, Douglas Fir and Bristlecone Pine without expected containment, according to a Rio Grande Forest Service press release.
June 23, 2013 - Valley Courier