Pinus resinosa Pinaceae
Red Pine PI-nus rez-in-O-sa
- Conifer, evergreen tree, 25-50 ft (7.5-15 m), stout spreading branches, sometimes pendulous, broad pyramidal head. Bark red-brown, shallowly fissured and scaly. Needles in bundles of two, flexible, 12-17 cm long. Seed cone conic-ovoid, symmetrical, 4-6 cm long, nut-brown, falling the 3rd year.
- Sun or partial shade.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 3 Native from Newfoundland to Manitoba, south to Minnesota, Michigan, and the mountains of Pennsylvania.
- resinosa: Latin, resinous.
- Portland, Oregon: Hoyt Arboretum