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Sandia Crest

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Meadow bordered by a diverse coniferous forest: Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa), limber pine (P. flexilis), 2-leaf pinyon pine (P. edulis), corkbark fir (Abies lasiocarpa var. arizonica), white fir (A. concolor), Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca), and Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii). There are also three species of juniper (Juniperus) in the Sandia Mountains: Rocky mountain juniper (Juniperus scopulorum), alligator juniper (J. deppeana), and one-seed juniper (J. monosperma).

View From 10,679 ft. Crest of Sandia Mountains

Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) On Subalpine Crest Of Sandia Mountains