Name : White pine
Family : pinaceae
Leaf : bundles of 5 needles; straight ; narrow; triangular; flexible ; bluish-green.
Bark : smooth; greyish-green to greyish-brown; coarse; divided in small squares ; some horizontal markings.
Fruit : long cylindrical cone; slightly bent.
Uses : construction; doors and wooden frames; musical instruments; molding; matches; boats; Christmas trees.
Did you know that the white pine is frequently used for reforestation because it is one of the fastes growing conifers?