Scientific name: Coniferophyta: ?: Coniferales: Pinaceae: Pinus rigida
Common Name: Pitch Pine
Date: 24 June 2001
Photographer: E. M. Barrows
Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Location: Lebanon State Forest
Keywords: A Lebanon State Forest Pine Barrens Pitch Pine tree
Pitch Pines growing with Oaks in Lebanon State Forest, New Jersey.
Pitch Pine trunk sprouts, a common phenomenon for this pine species which is not found in most other pine species.
Pitch Pine cones.
Some of the cones open without being heated by a forest fire, and some remain closed until heat from a fire opens them.
Please see the page on Common Snapping Turtle and Lebanon State Forest for further information on the Forest.
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