Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
White Pine
Pinus strobus
Location: Five in front yard; one north side by kitchen window
The Eastern White Pine has the distinction of being the tallest tree in eastern North America. White pine forests originally covered much of northeastern North America, though only one percent of the original trees remain untouched by extensive logging operations in the 1700s and 1800s. Second link shows the planting of our 'pine forest'.
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Genus: Pinus (pines)
Family: Pinaceae (pines)
Order: Pinales (pines)
Class: Pinopsida (Conifers)
Phylum/Division: Pinophyta (Conifers)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)