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slash pine

n.
A pine tree (Pinus elliottii) of the southeast United States, widely planted for lumber and pulpwood and formerly a source of turpentine and rosin.
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slash′ pine`


n.
1. a pine, Pinuselliotii, found in slashes or swamps in the southeastern U.S. and Central America.
2. the hard, durable wood of this tree.
[1880–85, Amer.]
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1) was chosen for its urban forest canopy, with the presence of many old live oaks and slash pines in residential settings.
The researchers bridged the shipwreck and observational records using tree rings from slash pines (Pinus elliottii) from the Florida Keys that date to as early as 1707.
The property now has more than 1,000 plants, including 30 varieties of grasses, sagebrush, maple trees, slash pines and poplar trees, the EPA statement said.
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The variation in SG with radial distance from the pith in the present study seems reasonably consistent with previous findings on loblolly and slash pines planted in Uruguay (O'Neill et al.
Department of Agriculture to restore access to the spawning and rearing habitat for anadromous fish on the Town River in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts; National Park Service volunteers worked on a wetland prairie restoration project and removed invasive tree species and planted slash pines for a pineland.
Major habitats at the station include extensive forested wetlands, the 5.7 hectare Lake Louise which is a sinkhole and recharges the Florida Aquifer, uplands with communities consisting of longleaf and slash pines and hardwoods, and a barrow pit.
Fairways were bordered by open stands of moderate-size slash pines (Pinus elliottii var.
Sometimes it's soft and quiet, the sun turning an early morning mist into an orange fog and silhouetting motionless stands of slash pines. At other times the sun rises in a bright festival of magentatinged clouds gathering over Lake Okeechobee.
Longleaf and slash pines that fell in this category were recorded as completely killed because these species do not sprout (at least as trees).
Slash pines, common to a transitional type of scrub called "scrubby flatwoods," are even taller.