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Pinus taedaPinus taeda

loblolly pine, old field pine, North Carolina pine

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES

Characteristics

Height: 70-90'
Flowers:
Fruit: yellowish; cone/cone-like
Fall color: evergreen

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Dry Moist Wet
Soil pH: 4.5-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

deep poorly drained floodplains & old fields to well drained slopes

Native to

Region: Coastal *
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/1212.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004