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Pinus virginiana



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Pinus virginiana
Scrub pine, Virgina pine

Because of its adaptability to adverse conditions, this species is often used for soil reclamation. In its native range, it is a pioneer species and is often short-lived.

Habit:Irregular, broad, open pyramidal form becoming flat-topped and unkempt with age; the branches tend to be horizontal to slightly pendulous, and are irregularly arranged; crown often bunchy looking due to persistence of large numbers of cones
Size:20-40' high
Color:Dark green in summer to yellow-green in winter
Texture:Medium-coarse
Hardiness:Zone 5b USDA
Family:Pinaceae

 
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