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Pinus rigida

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

Light Requirements: sun

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry

Soil Description: poor, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 40'-70'

Bloom Time: March, April, May

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7

Additional Tags: attracts birds, evergreen, fall interest, ornamental foliage, salt tolerant

Pinus rigida (pitch pine)
  • Pinus rigida (pitch pine)
  • Pinus rigida (pitch pine)
  • Pinus rigida (pitch pine)
  • Pinus rigida (pitch pine)

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Description

Pinus rigida

Also known as:

pitch pine

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Scientific Synonyms:

Description

A relatively low growing conifer with an irregular form and twisted, knotty trunk.

Cultivation

Very tolerant of poor, rocky soils and dry conditions, It is also salt tolerant and can be found in coastal swamps.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
CT, DC, DE, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, VT, WV

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 rigida pitch pine