|Collection Number: 445|
Entry Author: Jeff Chichester
Description: Straight or contorted to erect or leaning; crown irregularly rounded or flattened.
Needles: Yellow-green color in bundles of two to three. Up to three in. length.
Cones: Up to 2.5 in. length
Bark: Gray-brown, plated.
Branching Pattern: ascending to descending spread.
Height: Up to 55 ft.
Conditions/Habitat/Kind of Forest: Found in dry uplands to lower mountains.
Range: USA: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, West Virgina, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware.
Conservation Status-US/ World Wide: Low risk for endangerment, but is close to being qualified as vulnerable.
Uses (Human): Used for pulp wood and lumber.
Harlow, W., Harrar, E.S., White, F. (1979). Textbook of Dendrology. New York: Mcgraw Hill.
Gymnosperm Database, University of Bonn
This page was created by: K. Rice,
Muhlenberg College, and Jeff Chichester, Northampton Community College
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