A procumbent cultivar of Scots Pine
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Botanical Nerd Word: Procumbent

Procumbent: Growing along the ground without rooting at the nodes.*

This cultivar of Scots pine, Pinus sylvestris ‘Albyn Prostrata’, has a procumbent growth habit. In the wild, Scots pine grows straight up.

*Pell, S.K., Angell, B. (2016). A botanist’s vocabulary: 1300 terms explained and illustrated. Portland: Timber Press.

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