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Plant Details

Pinus clausa

Sand Pine

Scientific Name:

Pinus clausa

Genus:

Pinus

Species Epithet:

clausa

Common Name:

Sand Pine

Plant Type

Tree

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Pinaceae (Pine Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Size:

12-36 ft.

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry

Habitat Description:

Dry sands, widely planted in pulp plantations in FL and s. GA, experimentally planted as far north as NC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Fascicled (Pines)

Leaf Retention:

Evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

(*Key)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure (*Key)

State Status:

(*Key)

Notes:

Short lived coastal species.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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