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Red Pine (Pinus resinosa)

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Red Pine

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Native
Introduced
Native or Not Present
Introduced or Not Present
Native or Introduced
Native or Introduced or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

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Uses

Red pine is used for timber, where it is valued for its straight trunk. It is sometimes planted in plantations for this use.

It is rarely used in landscaping, as it does not adapt well to cultivation, and particularly, fares poorly when planted in poorly-drained soils, areas with hot summers, or when exposed to pollution.

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