Pinus mugo

Tracheophyta PinopsidaPinaceaePinusPinus mugo

Ecology

An evergreen coniferous, very hardy shrub that is used in upland areas as a windbreak, particularly around young plantations. It is frequent in cultivation, being planted in parks and gardens on a wide range of soil types. Lowland and upland, but precise details of its altitudinal range are unavailable.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

Native of the mountains of C. Europe and the Balkan peninsula.

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000014081