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asked in category: General Last Updated: 6th January, 2020

What is the species of Pinus?

Pinus, the pines, is a genus of approximately 111 extant tree and shrub species. The genus is currently split into two subgenera: subgenus Pinus (hard pines), and subgenus Strobus (soft pines).

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Also, what is the species of a pine tree?

Pine is a coniferous tree in the genus Pinus, in the family Pinaceae. There are about 115 species of pines worldwide, although different authorities accept between 105 and 125 species. Pines are native to most of the Northern Hemisphere. Pines are evergreen and resinous trees (rarely shrubs).

One may also ask, what is the common name of Pinus? Pinus sabiniana (sometimes spelled P. sabineana), with the common names gray pine, foothill pine, and the more historically and internationally used digger pine, is a pine endemic to California in the United States.

Considering this, what is the genus and species of a pine tree?

Pines are trees in the genus Pinus in the family Pinaceae and are the only genus in the order Pinales. There are about 115 species of pine, although different authorities accept between 105 and 124 species.

Which species of Pinus is found at maximum height?

Pinus pungens is a small to medium sized tree growing to maturity between 20 - 55 feet in height with a maximum height near 95 feet.

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