The loblolly pine, important as a lumber tree, extends along the coast from New Jersey to Texas.
The tree was the frankincense, or loblolly pine (Pinus toeda).
No other important forest tree of the United States comes as nearly being a cultivated tree as the loblolly pine.
The sapwood of Osage orange is scarcely half an inch thick, and in loblolly pine it may be six inches or more.
The amount of loblolly pine timber in this country is not known.
The annual rings of loblolly pine are broad, with good contrast between the spring and summer growth.
We had got beyond the denser thickets of the loblolly pine, and could better see what we were about.
The loblolly pine grows with a straight, naked shaft and pyramidal head, often without branches, to the height of fifty feet.
The use of loblolly pine lumber was greatly stimulated when the custom of drying it in kilns became general.
It is usually much more permeable to air, even in green wood, notably so in loblolly pine and even in white oak.