Shortleaf Pine

Pinus echinata



Has 2 and 3 needles per fascicle. This somewhat fire tolerant tree, usually growing on dry sites, is an important timber species. Tiny resin blisters in bark makes it easy to identify. To 100 feet tall. Dry, acid soil conditions and partial shade.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Shortleaf Yellow Pine, Southern Yellow Pine
Plant Family:Pinaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Trees
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Butterflies
Bloom Time:Pollen shed May or June
Global and State Rank:S4, G5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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