Pinyon Pine -Pinus edulis (Two-needle) and  monophylla (One-needle)
Home   Plant Index   Photo Details & Description     Utah Range Map

One needle per facicle

Two needles per facicle


Photo Details
January 10, 2006 - Road from Vernon to Eureka, Juab County, Utah.  Utah has two forms of Pinyon, the edulis where two needles per fascicle and  monophylla with one needle per fascicle.

20 to 40 feet tall, needles 1 to 1 1/2 inches long, egg shaped cones

Butterfly larvae that use Pinyon Pine as a host plant
Western Pine Elfin - Callophrys eryphon eryphon
Pine White - Neophasia menapia

Back to Top