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Pinus contorta var. contorta  (shore pine)

Photo of Pinus contorta var. contorta by Gary Lewis
© Gary Lewis (Photo ID #5315)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location The Shorepine Bog Trail, Pacific Rim National Park Photographer Gary Lewis
Habitat Sphagnum Bog  
Photo Date July 10, 2005 Upload Date November 06, 2005
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 5315
Notes Sometimes referred to as the "enchanted broccoli forest", the shore pine in this bog are stunted or dwarfed by the lack of minerals and nutrients available in the acidic, waterlogged soil.


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