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Pinus resinosa

* Common Name:

pin rouge

* Genus:

Pinus

* Species:

resinosa

Subspecies:

* Family (scientific):

Pinaceae

* Family (common):

Pine

Synonyms :

* Distribution in Canada:

Manitoba
Ontario
Quebec
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
P.E.I.
Newfoundland

 

Photographer: Bill Moses.

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Habitat

Ecozone(s):

Boreal Shield
Atlantic Maritime
Mixedwood Plains

Natural Habitat(s):

Woodland (35-60% cover)
Wet Meadow/Prairie/Field (less than 25% cover)
Rocky Bluff

Habitat Garden(s):

Woodland

Erosion Control?

Characteristics
 
Growing Conditions

* Plant Type:

Tree

Moisture Requirements: Dry, Normal, Moist

Light Requirements: Sun

Soil Requirements: Sand, Loam

Acidophile

Temperature Zone: 3

Evergreen?

Yes

Average Height:

0 to 25 m

Tolerances:

Flower Info
 
Fruit/Seed Info

Showy flowers?

No

Showy fruit/seeds?

Yes

Bloom time:

May to May

Edible for humans?

Flower Colour(s):

Red

Fruit/Seed Colour(s):

Brown

Miscellaneous
 
Uses

Fragrant Flowers?

No

Urban Oasis, Stewards in the City, and Eco Superior are specific Evergreen programs that some plants are used in.

Fragrant Foliage?

Yes

Program & Other Uses:

Stewards in the City

Fall colours?

No

Distinctive bark?

Yes

Poisonous to humans?

Thorns or prickles?

No

Attracts wildlife?

Squirrels
Birds
Other Showy Insects

Larval host for:

Provincial tree/flower?

Plant Watch species?

No

Interesting Tidbits
 
References

Red pine is an important timber and pulp tree. The moderately hard wood readily absorbs preservatives, making it useful for structural beams, bridges, piles and railway ties. (Kershaw)

This species is deer resistant. (Evergreen)

Trees of Ontario
Linda Kershaw
Lone Pine Publishing
2001
ISBN 1-55105-274-1

Trees in Canada
John Laird Farrar
Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited
1995
ISBN 1-55041-199-3

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