Pitch Pine

Pinus rigida

needlesParticularly common in poor, dry, sandy soils. Needles in bunches of three, and twisted. Twigs are unwhitened. Has the unusual ability to resprout at various locations along the trunk or at the base of the trunk, following fires. Cones are 4-8 cm long. Some individuals have serotinous cones.


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