scrub pine


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scrub pine

n.
2. See jack pine.
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scrub′ pine`


n.
any of several pines, characterized by a scrubby or irregular manner of growth, usu. found in dry, sandy soil.
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Noun1.scrub pine - common small shrubby pine of the eastern United States having straggling often twisted or branches and short needles in bunches of 2scrub pine - 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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The scrub pine ecosystem, found primarily in Florida, is one of the oldest ecosystems in the state and also the most endangered; a majority of the ecosystem has already been lost to development.
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We have shared political analysis and personal history, strolling her beloved boardwalk over the Yarmouth Port marsh bordering Cape Cod Bay and visiting the weeping copper beech that dwarfs the Cape's scrub pine landscape.
The entrance road meanders past a habitat preserve, quickly changing her scenery from the bustling highway to scrub pine flatwoods still glistening from morning dew.
After a hearty family-style breakfast and safety briefing the next morning, the Nieman group was joined by AMC trail guides for the trek through thick forest to scrub pine and into the wintry conditions above tree line.
Isaac pushed his way through scrub pine and thistle.