pitch pine


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pitch pine,

common name for the species Pinus rigida, a small pinepine,
common name for members of the Pinaceae, a family of resinous woody trees with needlelike, usually evergreen leaves. The Pinaceae reproduce by means of cones (see cone) rather than flowers and many have winged seeds, suitable for wind distribution.
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 of the northeastern coastal United States.

yellow pine

A hard resinous wood of the longleaf pine tree, having dark bands of summer-wood alternating with lighter-colored springwood; used as flooring and in general construction.

pitch pine

1. any of various coniferous trees of the genus Pinus, esp P. rigida, of North America, having red-brown bark and long lustrous light brown cones: valued as a source of turpentine and pitch
2. the wood of any of these trees
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Response of Appalachian Table Mountain pine (Pinus pungens) and pitch pine (Pinus rigida) stands to prescribed burning.
A second reception room, with more views of the garden, has the original pitch pine floor and fire grate, while in the third reception - currently used as a study - you'll find the ceiling surrounded by an acanthus leaf border and the window and door frames decorated by carved lion heads.
The cellars are accessed via a modern wrought iron staircase, with pitch pine treads which descends into the office boasting a slate floor fitted with underfloor heating.
The 20ft lounge has full length bay window enjoying countryside views, pitch pine panelling, ornate cast iron fire-place and stripped wood flooring.
Remote high elevation (> 650 m) pitch pine (Pinus rigida) and Table Mountain pine (P.
Conceptual ecological models for the Long Island pitch pine barrens: implications for managing rare plant communities.
"We replaced the two interior doors with reclaimed pitch pine, which is darker then normal pine.
Pitch pine (Pinus rigida) has been widely used for structural lumber in construction, interior wood, and packaging materials throughout the world.
Southern pine, southern yellow pine, Florida longleaf, Florida yellow pine, Georgia yellow pine, slash pine, loblolly pine, shortleaf pine, American pitch pine, Gulf coast pitch pine, longleaf pitch pine, longleaf pine and longleaf yellow pine, Carolina pine, northern Carolina pine, meadow pine, salt water pine, spruce pine, she pitch pine, swamp pine, bassett pine, black pine and foxtail pine are among the common names of the four species.
Diamond Glaze has been used to finish the properties' pitch pine flooring.
Today, Steinauer explains, they've either been developed or invaded by pitch pine and scrub oak.
Though a 40-foot-tall pitch pine is a giant, you can also find 100-foot-tall hemlock and yellow birch in well-protected and well-watered ravines--just 90 miles from Manhattan.