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One final (ha!) name question on a P. mugo

Posted by formandfoliage 9b (Sunset zone 15) (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 8, 12 at 10:21

I bought a plant from a local nursery labeled 'Pinus mugo mugo' several years ago. Just recently I bought several 4" plants from a botanical garden labeled 'Pinus mugo var. mughus'.

So....are they the same plant (the young ones are too small to see how much they resemble the older ones that I have)? And what is the correct name?

Thank you in advance.

(This would have been easier to type if spellcheck didn't keep changing 'mugo' to 'hugo'!)


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RE: One final (ha!) name question on a P. mugo

Sara, it's Pinus mugo var. mughus.

Sometimes it's also wrongly labeled as:
Pinus mugo mugo
or
Pinus mugo mughus


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RE: One final (ha!) name question on a P. mugo

Thank you! I really appreciate all of your help. You are keeping us all on the correct path!


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