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Definition of "ponderosa" [ponderosa]

  • A ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ponderosa" in a sentence
  • "Lands Council development director Amanda Swan calls ponderosa pines Spokane's environmental mascot."
  • "Indeed, the majority of acreage of forest types burned annually tend to be characterized by moderate to severe fire, and are not the forest types where fuel build up is presumed to be a major problem-namely ponderosa pine forest type."
  • "She has found that air pollution has significantly weakened conifers such as ponderosa pines and Jeffrey pines, making them more susceptible to drought and bark-beetle attacks, and less resistant to fire (see the abstract "Air Pollution Increases Forest Susceptibility to Wildfires: A Case Study in the San Bernardino Mountains in Southern California" by Grulke, Minnich et al)."
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