Pinus sylvestris (Scotch pine)

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Key Characteristics

  • Bark orange
  • Tree is fast growing
  • Fruit is a medium sized unarmed cone, squat and wide, dark underneath the scales, with dorsal umbos, in tact basal scales
  • Needles are long and radially arranged, two per fascicle, green, flattened, often twisting around each other, not diverging
  • Shade intolerant

Sourced from a field lab in Fall 2011


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