Wednesday, January 12, 2011

January 12 - Virginia Pine - Pinus virginiana

The Virginia Pine Tree

Winter ID Tips:
needles: 2 needles per bundle, twisted yet flexible
bark: orange and brown and looks like plates are drawn in all the way up
cones: slender, sharp prickle

This Virginia Pine lives at the Asheville Botanical Gardens in Asheville, North Carolina.


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