Eastern Red Pine Tree Information

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Eastern Red Pine grows in the following 19 states and provinces:

Connecticut, Illinois, Maine, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin

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The Pinus Resinosa is commonly known as the Eastern Red Pine, Norway Pine as well as Red Pine.

The currently accepted scientific name of red pine is Pinus resinosa Ait. . There are no recognized subspecies, varieties, or forms.

Red pine's range extends west Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia; Prince Edward Island; New Brunswick; southern Quebec; and Maine to central Ontario and southeast Manitoba; south to southeast Minnesota; and east to Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and the New England States. It occurs locally in Newfoundland, eastern West Virginia, and northern Illinois . Red pine has also been planted in a number of states to which it is not native including South Dakota, Ohio, and Indiana.

Red pine is often codominant with white pine (Pinus strobus) and/or jack pine (P. banksiana). Red pine often forms open stands and, prior to logging and settlement, was the prominent woody species in the pine barrens of Wisconsin . The following published classifications list red pine as dominant or codominant. The vegetation of Wisconsin Principal plant associations of the Saint Lawrence Valley Plant communities of Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota, U.S.A. Virgin plant communities of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area

Some of the information provided here is attributed to:Carey, Jennifer H. 1993. Pinus resinosa. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). , available at the USDA Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) website