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29. Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta)
Collected: 1805 Sep 12 - Lolo Creek, Montana
Lodgepole Pine
Lodgepole Pine
Photographer: Alice M. Cornell
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
1996 September
Lodgepole Pine
Lodgepole Pine
Photographer: Alice M. Cornell
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
1996 September
 

Description: "The Knobs Steep hill Sides & falling timber Continue to day, and a thickly timbered Countrey of 8 different kinds of pine, which are so covered with Snow, that in passing thro' them we are continually covered with Snow,…" [Clark.] (Thwaites. 1904. Vol. 3, Part 1, p. 69.)

Journal Entry 1805 Sep 12: "The road had been very bad during the first part of the day, but the passage of the mountain, which was eight miles across, was very painful to the horses, as we were obliged to go over steep stony sides of hills and along the hollows and ravines, rendered more disagreeable by the fallen timber, chiefly pine, spruce pine and fir." (Lewis. 1814. Vol. 1, p. 447.)