Pinus rubra Mill.

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


Family: Pinaceae

Genus: Pinus

Description: 

Wangenheim says that P. rubra grows only in the more northern parts of America, and mostly in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. It is found in a moist cold soil, and never attains a greater height than thirty feet. (Desc. Pinus)

History: 

Published in Gard. Dict. ed. 8 3 in 1768. Also published in Desc. Pinus 1: t.28 p.43 #22 in 1803 (and in ed.3 #34 in 1832)

Synonym of Pinus sylvestris L.


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