OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pinus elliottii var. elliottii   FAMILY Pinaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinus elliottii var. elliottii   FAMILY Pinaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 016-01-003:
Pinus elliottii   FAMILY Pinaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Slash Pine


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image of Pinus elliottii var. elliottii, Slash Pine

JK Marlow    jkm0304g_09

April    Beaufort County    SC

Hunting Island State Park

A medium to large-sized tree as tall as 60-100' and 18-30" in diameter, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pinus elliottii var. elliottii   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinus elliottii var. elliottii   FAMILY Pinaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 016-01-003:
Pinus elliottii   FAMILY Pinaceae

 

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2045

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it . It is native in wet pine flatwoods and maritime forests of GA & SC, and extensively planted in GA, SC & NC in silvicultural plantations on a wide variety of soils, many of them unsuitable for its successful growth, per Weakley's Flora

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

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Needles 7-12" long
Needles 2-3 per bundle

"FLOWER":
Winter/Spring
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Fall
Cone

 

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