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  Pinyon Pine  
Common Name: Pinyon Pine
Latin Name: Pinus edulis
Tree Size: Medium
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Water Needs: Dry
Tolerances: Drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, seeds or fruit eaten by wildlife
Features: Curved green needles, twisting trunk, and edible nuts.
Comments: Requires good drainage; used as a living Christmas tree.
Problems: Slow grower.
Firewise: No
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