Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2525

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native: Florida
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare, experimentally planted as far north as NC

Look for it in dry sands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

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

"FLOWER":
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Cone

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pinus clausa   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinus clausa   FAMILY Pinaceae

 

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.