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What

Slash Pine Pinus elliottii

Observer

leek_b_13

Date

March 4, 2019 12:09 PM EST

Description

Kingdom Plantae
Seeded-vascular
Gymnosperm
Shape: Long trunk with branches toward the top. Branches extend outward and bear skinny pine needles. Scaley bark.
Size: Approx. 40 ft tall and 2 ft in diameter
Coloration: Dark brown trunk, forest green pine needles
Location: Edward medard park
Habitat: Quite dry soil with lots of sun. Approx. 83 degrees Fahrenheit when the tree was observed.
Geographic distribution: "Slash pine grows naturally from Georgetown County, SC, south to central Florida, and west to Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Its native range includes the lower Coastal Plain, part of the middle Coastal Plain, and the hills of south Georgia."
More information: "Slash pine is relatively intolerant of competition and is classed as intolerant of shade"
Reference: https://projects.ncsu.edu/project/dendrology/index/plantae/vascular/seedplants/gymnosperms/conifers/pine/pinus/australes/slash/habitat.html

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