Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1090

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native: north of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare, more common as a plantation tree than as a native

Look for it in high elevation forests, in pine plantations, and persisting after silvicultural planting, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Needles 4-6" long
Needles 2 per bundle

"FLOWER":
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Cone

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinus resinosa   FAMILY Pinaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Red Pine