[quote: ] (Desc. Pinus)
Published in Descr. Pinus 1: t.15 p.22 #11 in 1803 (and in ed.3 #13 in 1832)
The native situation of P. variabilis is the sea-shore of North America, or at no great distance from it, in a sandy, but mixed kind of soil.
Synonym of Pinus echinata Mill.
Basionym is Pinus taeda var. variabilis Aiton