Eastern Red Pine
The Pinus Resinosa
is commonly known as Eastern Red Pine
, Norway Pine
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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
]. Red pine has also been planted in a number of states
to which it is not native including South Dakota, Ohio, and Indiana.
The currently accepted scientific name of red pine is Pinus resinosa
]. There are no recognized subspecies, varieties, or forms.
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 [7,43].
The following published classifications list red pine as dominant or
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 
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Much of the information presented 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 USDA Forest Service.