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Pinus echinata

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Trees, Evergreens, Conifers

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: acid, average, loam, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 50'-100'

Bloom Time: February, March

Leaf Color: green, blue-green

Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts birds, attracts butterflies, drought tolerant, evergreen, fall interest

Pinus echinata (shortleaf pine)
  • Pinus echinata (shortleaf pine)
  • Pinus echinata (shortleaf pine)
  • Pinus echinata (shortleaf pine)

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Description

Pinus echinata

Also known as:

shortleaf pine

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Scientific Synonyms:

Description

A slow growing, southern pine with an open pyramidal form.

Cultivation

Very drought resistant. Young trees can be used as effective hedges an screens.

Additional Notes

One of the commonly grown and used pulpwood trees in the south.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: IL

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Coniferophyta Conifers
Class Pinopsida
Subclass
Order Pinales
Family Pinaceae Pine family
Genus Pinus pine
Species Pinus echinata shortleaf pine