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red pine

a pine, Pinus resinosa, of northeastern North America, having needles in groups of two and reddish bark.
the wood of this tree, valued as timber.
Also called Norway pine.
Origin of red pine
1800-10, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The chestnut also compared favorably when cross-referenced to studies of quaking aspen, red pine and white pine.
  • red pine and white spruce are in the northern version.
  • We are on the southern boundary of the boreal forest of white and red pine, wintergreen and bunchberry.
  • Scattered white pine, red pine, and red oak were the dominant trees on exposed bedrock ridges.
  • Additionally, field studies of this topic in closed canopy red pine forests have been continued.
  • red pine should be established using the furrow, plant method.
  • The red pine did not grow well on the site, but hardwood seedlings in the understory canopy thrived.
British Dictionary definitions for red pine

red pine

a coniferous tree, Dacrydium cupressinum, of New Zealand, having narrow sharp pointed leaves: family Podocarpaceae Also called rimu
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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