Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1096

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

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

Common (rare in Coastal Plain), endemic to Central & Southern Appalachians

Look for it in dry forests & woodlands, esp on slopes & ridges, also common in certain areas as a weedy successional tree on nearly any kind of site, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Needles normally 1.5-2.5" long
Needles 2 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 virginiana   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinus virginiana   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 016-01-010:
Pinus virginiana   FAMILY Pinaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Virginia Pine, Scrub Pine, Jersey Pine