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|Species: Pinus strobus|
The Eastern white pine has gray scaly bark.
Its needles are 4" long and flexible. They feel soft, and are in groups of 5. They’re blue-green in color.
Cones of this pine are 6" long, curved, and resinous.
Habitat & Range
Eastern white pines are found throughout the Eastern United States, around the Great Lakes, and in areas of the Appalachian mountains. It prefers sandy and moist soils.
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