Meaning of lodgepole pine

lodge'pole pine'

Pronunciation: (loj'pōl"), [key]
  1. a tall, narrow, slow-growing coniferous tree, Pinus contorta, of western North America, having egg-shaped cones that remain closed for years.
  2. the wood of this tree, used as timber.
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