Status of Whitebark Pine – Research

Status of Whitebark Pine in Crater Lake National Park, Oregon, 2000

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Research

Many relevant questions remain unanswered. For instance, why does the Park exhibit less blister rust incidence than neighboring forests? Why is mistletoe restricted to Wizard Island? Why is it so successful there? Are whitebark pine being outcompeted by late-seral species?

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