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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. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.

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
Tags:
full sun tree, tall tree, pine straw, deer resistant, leaf, longleaf, long-leaf pine, mulch, long pine, long, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2102

Pinus palustris Trees
Homer Edward Price, CC BY - 4.0
Pinus palustris Tree
Scott Zona, CC BY-NC - 4.0
Pinus palustris Branch
Harum.koh, CC BY-SA - 4.0
Pinus palustris Cone
Seuss, CC BY-NC-ND - 4.0
Pinus palustris Bark
Kerry Woods, CC BY-NC-ND - 4.0
Pinus palustris Young Tree
Cliff, CC BY - 4.0
Pinus palustris Seedling
John S. Quarterman