The resinous buds are gray-brown. They are not a useful identification feature. Notice the stem coloration difference between new growth and old growth that was described in the Branch/Twig category. One can also see how little growth this stem put on that season which would be typical of the slow-growing Swiss stone pine.
Karren Wcisel, TreeTopics.com
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Pinaceae, tree, conifer, cone, needle, evergreen, Pinus cembra, Swiss stone pine