OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Pinus taeda   FAMILY Pinaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinus taeda   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Pinus taeda

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 016-01-004:
Pinus taeda   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Pinus taeda

 

COMMON NAME:
Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine


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image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

JK Marlow    jkm191222_2358_p_taeda

    Clay County    AL

Cheaha State Park

image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_pita_001_lvd

        

image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

JK Marlow    jkm0301c_02

January    Greenville County    SC

image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

JK Marlow    s050124_b

January    Greenville County    SC

image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

JK Marlow    jkm0502f_32

February    Sumter County    SC

Manchester State Forest

image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

JK Marlow    jkm0502f_35

February    Sumter County    SC

Manchester State Forest

image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

JK Marlow    jkm090221_078

February    Richland County    SC

Congaree National Park

Bark on older trees dark reddish-brown, in large flat rectangular plates, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

JK Marlow    jkm090221_081

February    Richland County    SC

Congaree National Park

National Champion Tree

image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_pinus_taeda_4

February        

Mature seed cones ovoid to conical, dull brown, armed w very sharp prickles, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

JK Marlow    s050406_d

April    Greenville County    SC

Field

Needles 6-9" long, 3 per fascicle, stout, stiff, straight, dark green, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_pinus_taeda

July        

image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_pinus_taeda_5

July        

image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

JK Marlow    jkm0210f_18a

October    Oconee County    SC

Loblolly in front, Virginia Pine in back.

image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

JK Marlow    jkm0410k_26

October    Greenville County    SC

Field

image of Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine

JK Marlow    jkm0410k_26b

October    Greenville County    SC

Field

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Pinus taeda   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinus taeda   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Pinus taeda

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 016-01-004:
Pinus taeda   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Pinus taeda

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1095

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common (rare in Mountains)

Habitat: Dry to dry-mesic upland forests and woodlands, riparian forests, maritime forests, sandy rises in bottomland forests, pine flatwoods, roadsides, pine plantations, disturbed areas, especially in acid soil, much more abundant and widespread than formerly, and occurring farther inland than as a native, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Needles 6-9" long
Needles 3 per bundle

"FLOWER":
Spring
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Fall
Cone

 

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