Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1092

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

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

Common (rare in Piedmont), endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Look for it in peaty soils of pocosins, swamps of small blackwater streams, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Needles 5-8" long
Needles 3-4 per bundle

"FLOWER":
Spring
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Summer
Cone

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinus serotina   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 016-01-005:
Pinus serotina   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Pinus rigida ssp. serotina

 

COMMON NAME:
Pond Pine, Pocosin Pine, Marsh Pine