Idaho State Tree - Western White Pine (Pinus monticola)
Idaho State Tree

Western White Pine

(Pinus monticola)

The Western White Pine (Pinus monticola) serves as the official state tree of Idaho, representing the state's natural beauty and timber heritage. This majestic evergreen conifer is renowned for its towering height, reaching up to 200 feet, and its striking clusters of soft, bluish-green needles. Its straight trunk and valuable wood have historically played a crucial role in Idaho's forestry industry, making it an emblem of the state's economic and ecological significance. The Western White Pine's presence in Idaho's pristine forests not only contributes to the state's scenic landscapes but also underscores its enduring connection to the natural world and its abundant natural resources.

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