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Pinus virginianaPinus virginiana

Virginia pine, scrub pine, Jersey pine

Photograph(s) by*: USDA NRCS

Characteristics

Height: 50-80'
Flowers:
Fruit: reddish brown; cone/cone-like
Fall color: evergreen

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 4.5-7.5
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

well drained sites; often a pioneer species

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *
high wildlife value

Notes

many birds feed on the seeds; provides winter cover

Evergreen



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1248.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004