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Date: 7/16/2003

White Pines: I was told that only the green pine cone can reproduce, and when it has opened and is brown it is too late for reproduction. Is this true? I would have thought the opposite was true.

Actually there are two different topics here. One is the fertilization of the female flowers/cones by the male flowers/cones, and the second, is the maturation of cones and dispersal and growth of seeds.

The following should be helpful:

Anthony R. Brach

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