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Plant Details

Pinus glabra

Spruce Pine, Walter's Pine

Scientific Name:

Pinus glabra

Genus:

Pinus

Species Epithet:

glabra

Common Name:

Spruce Pine, Walter's Pine

Plant Type

Tree

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Pinaceae (Pine Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Size:

72-100 ft., More than 100 ft.

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day, Less than 2 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

March, April

Habitat Description:

Bottomland forests, rich, moist soils. Not native to NC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Fascicled (Pines)

Leaf Retention:

Evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Highly Recommended and Available

State Rank:

(*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

State Status:

(*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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