Northern Pitch Pine Pinus rigida. Similar to Monterey Pine P. radiata. (Height to 20m) Narrowly conical tree with stiff, tough needles in clusters of 3, and small cylindrical or rounded cones with thinner, but stiff (hence rigida) scales. Striking feature, unique to this species of pine, is sprouting foliage on the bole. Native to E coasts of N America, occasionally planted here.
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Northern Pitch Pine Pinus rigida. Similar to Monterey Pine P. radiata. (Height to 20m) Narrowly conical tree with stiff, tough needles in clusters of 3, and small cylindrical or rounded cones with thinner, but stiff (hence rigida) scales. Striking feature, unique to this species of pine, is sprouting foliage on the bole. Native to E coasts of N America, occasionally planted here.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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