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Red Pine Pinus resinosa (Pinaceae) HEIGHT to 20m <br />
Straggly evergreen, very similar to Scots Pine. BARK Reddish and scaly. BRANCHES Usually drooping. LEAVES 10-15cm long, longer and more slender than those of Scots Pine and widely spaced with the unique characteristic of snapping easily when bent in a curve. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Cones are reddish brown and ovoid. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTIOIN Native of Great Lakes area of USA and Canada, occasionally planted here.
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Red Pine Pinus resinosa (Pinaceae) HEIGHT to 20m
Straggly evergreen, very similar to Scots Pine. BARK Reddish and scaly. BRANCHES Usually drooping. LEAVES 10-15cm long, longer and more slender than those of Scots Pine and widely spaced with the unique characteristic of snapping easily when bent in a curve. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Cones are reddish brown and ovoid. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTIOIN Native of Great Lakes area of USA and Canada, occasionally planted here.

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Date: 19 Aug 2006
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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