FAMILIAR TREES OF SOUTH CAROLINA CLEMSON EXTENSION BUL 117

Longleaf Pine
Pinus palustris
Since the early days of our colonies, longleaf pine has been a prime source of lumber and naval stores (turpentine, tar, pitch, rosin). It has the longest needles of any pine in South Carolina - 8 to 20 inches long.

Natural distribution in South Carolina


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