Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Pine Family)

The Pinaceae have cones and leaves reduced to needles wrapped together at the base. The number of needles in a fascicle can help identify the species. The shape and size of the cones are usually also a key characteristic.

Abies arizonica (Cork Bark Fir)
Abies concolor (White Fir)
Picea engelmannii var. engelmannii (Engelmann's Spruce)
Picea pungens (Blue Spruce)
Pinus arizonica (Arizona Pine)
Pinus cembroides var. bicolor (Mexican Pinon Pine)
Pinus edulis (Pinon Pine)
Pinus leiophylla var. chihuahuana (Chihuahua Pine)
Pinus monophylla (Arizona Single Leaf Pinon)
Pinus scopulorum (Ponderosa Pine)
Pinus strobiformis (Southwestern White Pine)
Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca (Douglas Fir)

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