Pinus virginiana


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Noun1.Pinus virginiana - common small shrubby pine of the eastern United States having straggling often twisted or branches and short needles in bunches of 2Pinus virginiana - common small shrubby pine of the eastern United States having straggling often twisted or branches and short needles in bunches of 2
pine, pine tree, true pine - a coniferous tree
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In the tree stratum, dominant species were Quercus prinus, Pinus echinata, Pinus virginiana, Quercus velutina, and Oxydendrum arboreum.
This epithet may refer to the plant's original habitat: for instance, Pinus virginiana for the pitch pine native to eastern North America; to the plant collector who discovered it in the wild, perhaps fortunei if, as in the case of the rhododendron, it was first brought into cultivation by Robert Fortune (1812-1880); or to some other distinguishing characteristic such as white-flowered, in which case it might be called albiflorens.