OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Pinus clausa   FAMILY Pinaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinus clausa   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Pinus clausa

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Sand Pine


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Keith Bradley    kab_pinus_clausa_77939

September    Highlands County    FL

Archbold Biological Station

Bark gray, somewhat smooth on upper trunk, lower trunk with scaly ridges , per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Pinus clausa   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinus clausa   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Pinus clausa

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

 

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2525

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native: Florida

Uncommon in GA Coastal Plain, rare in Carolinas. Experimentally planted as far north as NC

Habitat: Florida scrub, and dry sands where planted outside of its native range, for instance widely planted in pulp plantations in FL and s. GA, experimentally planted as far north as NC (and persisting and naturalizing), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Needles 2.5-3.5" long
Needles 2 per bundle

"FLOWER":
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Cone

 

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