Eastern White Pine

Pinus strobus

Also called Soft Pine, this species is native to eastern North America. This tree bears flexible, bluish-green needles grouped in fascicles, or bundles, of five. The tall, straight trunks of this species were used as ship masts in colonial times.
Habitat:
Grows in a wide variety of soils.
Growth Habit:
Evergreen tree growing to 30 m, with plate-like branching.
Bloom Time:
Late spring.
Longevity:
Moderate.
Presence in US:
AL AR CT DC GA IA IL IN KY MA MD ME MI MN MO NC NH NJ NY OH PA RI SC TN VA VT WI WV
Presence in Canada:
MB NB NL NS ON PE QC