Pinus balsamea L.

Photo credit: Original from Descr. Pinus courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library - (provided by Missouri Botanical Garden) modified to provide labels.


Family: Pinaceae

Genus: Pinus


Published in Sp. Pl. 1002 in 1753. Also published in Desc. Pinus 1: t.31 p.48 #25 in 1803 (and in ed.3 #37 in 1832) P. Balsamea has its natural abode in the northern provinces of America, but chiefly in Nova Scotia, Canada, the more northern parts of New York Province, and New England. It stands mostly on the colder side of the mountains, in heavy grounds mixed with clay and sand...

Basionym of Abies balsamea (L.) Mill.

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