|Plant Name||Shortleaf Pine|
|Scientific name||Pinus echinata|
|Location||Thicket (Bike Path)|
|Identifying Characteristics||Grows between 65 and 100 feet in height|
- Plant is yellow or green in color.
- Needle-like leaves comes in groups of 2 or 3, each reaching 7-11 cm in length.
- Produces pine cones that are red or brown in color.
- Used for wood pulp, lumber and plywood veneer.
May form hybrids with other trees, such as the loblolly pine (P. taeda), pitch pine (P. rigida), pond pine (P. serotina) and spruce pine (P. glabra).
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