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Japanese Black Pine Pinus thunbergii (Pinaceae) HEIGHT to 25m. Often rather wizened-looking with a rather sparse appear¬ance. BARK Very dark and deeply fissured in older trees. BRANCHES Straggling, lower branches drooping. LEAVES Rigid, spined, to 12cm long, and in whorls. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Cones ovoid and brown, often in dense clusters. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of Japan and Korea, occasionally planted here.
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Japanese Black Pine Pinus thunbergii (Pinaceae) HEIGHT to 25m. Often rather wizened-looking with a rather sparse appear¬ance. BARK Very dark and deeply fissured in older trees. BRANCHES Straggling, lower branches drooping. LEAVES Rigid, spined, to 12cm long, and in whorls. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Cones ovoid and brown, often in dense clusters. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of Japan and Korea, occasionally planted here.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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