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Eastern White Pine vs Red Pine

Eastern white pine and red pine are often confused where their ranges overlap as both are large, straight-growing trees with long needles.

Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus)

Red Pine (Pinus resinosa)

A common native pine of the northeast, Eastern White Pine is the tallest tree in the east, and more shade-tolerant than most pines.
Needles in bundles of 5.
Photo © Mark Apgar, CC BY 4.0.
Needles in bundles of 2.
Photo © Alexander Peichel, Public Domain.