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jack pine

n.
An evergreen tree (Pinus banksiana) of northern North America, having soft wood and short twisted needles grouped in fascicles of two. Also called scrub pine.

jack pine

n
(Plants) a coniferous tree, Pinus banksiana, of North America, having paired needle-like leaves and small cones that remain on the branches for many years: family Pinaceae

jack′ pine`


n.
a scrubby pine, Pinus banksiana, growing on poor, rocky land in Canada and the northern U.S.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.jack pine - slender medium-sized two-needled pine of eastern North Americajack pine - slender medium-sized two-needled pine of eastern North America; with yellow-green needles and scaly grey to red-brown fissured bark
pine, pine tree, true pine - a coniferous tree
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Settlement was attempted in these fire-prone forests, with really dry ground," Kintigh continued, referring to the jack pine forests that Kirtland's warblers call home.
The company said the assets are stocked with primarily red pine, jack pine and hardwood forest types, which will supply a diverse customer base that manufacture utility poles, lumber, studs and pulp and paper products.
Coniferous species include red pine, white pine (Pinus strobus), jack pine (Pinus banksiana), and eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis).
Often referred to as the "jack pine warbler," the bird depends on breeding habitat that consists of large stands of dense, young jack pine growing in glacial outwash sands.
4-m) 2 by 6-inch (38 by 140-mm) kiln-dried lumber was obtained of three species: jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.
The tree image (above, right) is Walker's engraved response to Tom Thomson's painting, The Jack Pine, 1916-17 (left).
Never mind that he was a bit of a dandy in the city--Thomson is remembered as a woodsman and a wanderer, and his most iconic paintings, including his last one, The Jack Pine (1916-17), place him firmly in the wilderness among its pristine lakes and grand, beautiful trees.
Seedling procurement, transportation, and storage for 65,800 containerized jack pine seedlings.
Expanses of jack pine (Pinus banksiana) and, in places, red pine (Finns resinosa) could be found on dry sandy ridges and uplands.
Even as the mountain pine beetles run out of lodgepole pines to devour in the United States, in 2011 the insects made their first jump into a new species of tree, the jack pine, in Alberta.
After the treatments the harvest sites were replanted with black spruce and jack pine seedlings, said Hazlett.
The bay was completely developed now, with a shopping list of water toys and accessories secured for the season, replacing the jack pine and scrub oaks of days gone by.