Pinus resinosa
Common name: 
Red Pine
Pronunciation: 
PI-nus rez-in-O-sa
Family: 
Pinaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
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  • 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
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    developing seed cone and needles

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