OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinus resinosa   FAMILY Pinaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Red Pine


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image of Pinus resinosa, Red Pine

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_pire_001_lvd

        

image of Pinus resinosa, Red Pine

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_pinus_resinosa1

June    Itasca County    MN

Needles break cleanly when nearly doubled between fingers, 2 per bundle, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

image of Pinus resinosa, Red Pine

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_pinus_resinosa3

June    Itasca County    MN

Bark scaly or with scaly plates, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinus resinosa   FAMILY Pinaceae

 

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1090

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native: north of the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in high elevation forests, in pine plantations, and persisting after silvicultural planting, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Needles 4-6" long
Needles 2 per bundle

"FLOWER":
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Cone

 

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