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Pinus strobusPinus strobus

white pine, Eastern white pine

Photograph(s) by*: USDA NRCS

Characteristics

Height: 75-100'
Spread: 50-75'
Flowers: May-Jul.; red to purplish
Fruit: Aug.-Oct.; green to light brown; cone/cone-like
Fall color: evergreen

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 4-6.5
Soil type: Loamy

Habitat

variety of sites; does best on moist, well drained, sandy loam soils of ridges

Native to

Region: Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE PA NY WV VA

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/467.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004