Common name(s): Whitebark Pine, Whitestem Pine, Alpine Whitebark Pine, Pitch Pine, Scrub Pine, Creeping Pine, White Pine
Botanical name:Pinus albicaulis
Distribution: Mountains of the Western United States and Canada
Description: Like almost any Pine, the sapwood is pale yellow to creamy with darker yellow-brownish stripes and the heartwood is darker reddish-pink with darker stripes. Endgrain has some pores and the wood may contain pockets of pitch inclusions.
Fun facts: Slow growing tree that result in very strong wood compared to its weight.