A softwood pine tree (Pinus balfouriana) native to the subalpine regions of California. Foxtail pine trees are related to the bristlecone pine and may live up to 3000 years. They produce a hard, tough, durable wood.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Pinus balfouriana; Fuchsschwanz-Kiefer (Deut.); pin à queue de renard (Fr.); cattail pine; hickory pine
Physical and Chemical Properties
Medium tree growing to 20 m
Resources and Citations
- Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
- Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foxtail_pine (Accessed Jan. 25, 2006)