Red Pine

Pinus resinosa

Native to northeastern North America, and also called Canadian Pine or Norway Pine, this tree is characterized by tall, straight growth. Its bark is thick and gray at the base of the tree, but thin, flaky and bright red near the crown, which provides the species with its common name. The Red Pine is the state tree of Minnesota.
Habitat:
Acid, sandy soils of plains and gravelly ridges.
Growth Habit:
Evergreen tree growing to 25 m tall, with large spreading branches.
Bloom Time:
Spring.
Longevity:
Moderate.
Presence in US:
CT IL IN MA ME MI MN MO NC NH NJ NY PA RI VA VT WI WV
Presence in Canada:
MB NB NL NS ON PE QC