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Pinus palustris

Common Name(s):
Longleaf pine
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Native; susceptible to ice and storm damage; difficult to transplant; not tolerant to lightning, high winds or drought ; grows in "grass like" stage for first 5 years; seeds eaten by birds

Height:
80-100 ft.
Flower:
6 to 10 in. cones
Zones:
7b-9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; grows well on sandy or clay soils
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Open; rounded top; tall straight trunk
Width:
30-40 ft.
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
8 to 16 in. needles in cluster of 3

NCCES plant id: 2102

Pinus palustris Pinus palustris
Pinus palustris Pinus palustris