Spermatophytes (seed plants): Gymnosperms (non-flowering plants): Conifers: Pinales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Learn more about Slash Pine from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
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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.
Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
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
Needles 7-12" long
Needles 2-3 per bundle
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide p266
- Trees of the Southeastern United States p030
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p241