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White Pine

Pin blanc

Pinus strobus L.

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    The biggest eastern conifer (a tree a with cones) that can reach up to 30 to 35 m and 1 m in diameter. White Pines have long needles straight and flexible, of variable length (5-15 cms) but always with needles (leaves that remain on the tree in winter) in groups of 5. Easy to remember because there are 5 letters in the word white.
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  • Interesting Fact Interesting Fact Icon
    Used in colonial times for the masts of war ships.