Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1094

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

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

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in moist to dry forests, bottomlands, dry, rocky ridges in humid gorges, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Moist ...Dry

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

"FLOWER":
Spring
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Cone

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinus strobus   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 016-01-001:
Pinus strobus   FAMILY Pinaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern White Pine


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_pist_001_lvd

        

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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_pist_011_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm0402e_33

February    Greenville County    SC

Furman University

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JK Marlow    jkm0402e_36

February    Greenville County    SC

Furman University

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_pinus_strobus

July        

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_pinus_strobus_3

July        

Mature seed cones cylindrical, elongated; cone scales without prickles, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

image of Pinus strobus

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_pinus_strobus3

July        

Needles soft, not rigid, 7-12cm, 5 per bundle, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

image of Pinus strobus

JK Marlow    jkm140816_663

August    Jackson County    NC

High Hampton Inn

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JK Marlow    jkm0510b_06

October    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

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JK Marlow    jkm0311i_07

November    Jackson County    NC

Roadside

One whorl of branches is produced each year, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.

image of Pinus strobus

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_pinus_strobus_2

November