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Shore Pine

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Shore Pine

Shore Pine Needles

Shore Pine Trunk

Species

Pinus contorta

Family

Pinaceae

Campus Location

East of the Insurance Building

Native Range

Northwest Coast of North America

Description

  • Evergreen with a typical height of 20-35 feet.
  • Highly adaptable growing in dunes and bogs to rocky hilltops.
  • Tolerant of low nutrients and salt spray.
  • Landscape uses include coastal landscaping and wildlife habitat.

History and significance:
Its lumber is used for cabinets, knotty pine paneling and other finish-style wood materials.

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