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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History and status of Table Mountain pine pitch pine forests of the southern Appalachian Mountains (USA).
Working with State Parks staff, we selected locations to plant sapling pitch pine and white pine trees to help reforest the park.
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.
Pine Barren forests are typically situated on sandy soils and are dominated by Pitch Pine (Pinus rigida Miller) and several species of oaks.
We replaced the two interior doors with reclaimed pitch pine, which is darker then normal pine.
Specific drying conditions for control of discoloration in pitch pine were analyzed and evaluated to determine best drying temperature and moisture content (MC) to maximize high value-added uses.
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.