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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.
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(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
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a scrubby pine, Pinus banksiana, growing on poor, rocky land in Canada and the northern U.S.
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|Noun||1.||jack pine - slender medium-sized two-needled pine of eastern North America; with yellow-green needles and scaly grey to red-brown fissured bark|
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