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Austrian Pine vs Red Pine

These two closely-related species are visually similar and can be difficult to distinguish. Austrian pine is widely planted in landscaping whereas red pine is not, but red pine is grown in plantations south of its native range.

Austrian Pine (Pinus nigra)

Red Pine (Pinus resinosa)

A pine native to the regions around the Mediterranean, mostly southern Europe and Turkey. Wild populations have become established in several locations in North America due to this plant being widely planted.
A pine native to northern areas in eastern North America, mostly found on dry, sandy soils, often near lakes; typically requires fire to establish.
Dark gray bark.
Photo © Alex Zorach, CC BY-SA 4.0.
Reddish bark.
Photo © askalotl, Public Domain.