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longleaf pine

  • n  large three-needled pine of southeastern United States having very long needles and gnarled twisted limbs; bark is red-brown deeply ridged; an important timber tree
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  • The heart pine: longleaf restoration underway in Lowcountry, the Southeast
    Longleaf pine savannas are like cathedrals — pillars of trees towering through shafts of sunlight to tufted needle crowns. Their grassy understory is rife with plants and creatures seen almost nowhere else.
    June 16, 2013 - The Post and Courier
  • ‘Heart’ of the longleaf
    Longleaf pine facts and fancies:
    June 16, 2013 - The Post and Courier
  • Longleaf value
    Across much of the rest of the Lowcountry, Hurricane Hugo tore pines to splinters nearly a quarter-century ago. But trees in the Longleaf Pine Heritage Preserve near Lynchburg simply bent over. The difference? The longleaf.
    June 16, 2013 - The Post and Courier

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