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red pine

noun
1.
a pine, Pinus resinosa, of northeastern North America, having needles in groups of two and reddish bark.
2.
the wood of this tree, valued as timber.
Also called Norway pine.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10, Americanism
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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

noun
1.
a coniferous tree, Dacrydium cupressinum, of New Zealand, having narrow sharp pointed leaves: family Podocarpaceae Also called rimu
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