FAMILIAR TREES OF SOUTH CAROLINA CLEMSON EXTENSION BUL 117

Slash Pine
Pinus elliottii
slashpine.GIF (38138 bytes) Along with longleaf pine, slash pine yields naval stores. It is widely planted throughout the Coastal Plain and Sandhills. The scientific name honors the noted South Carolina botanist Stephen Elliott, who in 1824 first described it as a variety of loblolly pine.

Natural distribution in South Carolina


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