Pinus strobus L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Pinus strobus L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Tall tree, to 70 m, with long, irregular branches; bark becoming thick, dark, and furrowed; wood pale, soft, not very resinous; lvs very slender, in 5’s, mostly persisting 2 years, pale green and glaucous, 8–13 cm, with 1 fibrovascular bundle; bundle-sheath deciduous; cones commonly borne near the tips of the longer branches, cylindric, often bent, 10–15 cm, the apophysis not thickened, the umbo resinous and terminal, unarmed; seed (wing included) 2–3 cm. Many habitats, esp. in fertile or well drained, sandy soil; Nf. to Minn. and se. Man., s. to Del., n. Ga., Ky., and Io.

  • Common Names