Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1086

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it on dry rocky ridges & slopes, sandhills, old fields, forests, generally in rather xeric sites, but also occurring in mesic to even wet sites, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Needles 2.5-4" long
Needles usually 2 (sometimes 3) per bundle

"FLOWER":
Spring
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Cone

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Gymnosperms (non-flowering plants): Conifers: Pinales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pinus echinata   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinus echinata   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 016-01-008:
Pinus echinata   FAMILY Pinaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Shortleaf Pine, Yellow Pine, Rosemary Pine