FAMILIAR TREES OF SOUTH CAROLINA CLEMSON EXTENSION BUL 117

Shortleaf Pine
Pinus echinata
Shortleaf pine has needles in clusters of two, rarely three or four. The abundant cones are among the smallest of those of our southern pines — 1 to 2 inches long. The cones are generally clustered and often remain on the twigs for 3 or 4 years.

Natural distribution in South Carolina


INTRODUCTION TERMINOLOGY LEAF KEY TREE LIST EXERCISES