Shore pine

Photo: Flickr/Matt Lavin

Shore pine

Pinus contorta

  • Cone asymmetrical, not opening at maturity
Shore pine

Photo: SelecTree

Shore pine

Photo: SelecTree


Aleppo pine

Aleppo pine

Pinus halepensis

  • Cone symmetrical, opening at maturity
  • Seed wing longer than seed
  • Cones persisting many years on tree (old branches have many cones)
  • Bark gray, flaky
Aleppo pine
Aleppo pine

Italian stone pine

Italian stone pine

Pinus pinea

  • Cone symmetrical, opening at maturity
  • Seed wing shorter than seed
  • Tree crown rounded
  • Bark with orange plates
Italian stone pine
Italian stone pine

Japanese black pine

Japanese black pine

Pinus thunbergii

  • Cone symmetrical, opening at maturity
  • Seed wing longer than seed
  • Cones fall from tree at maturity (old branches do not have cones)
  • Bark furrowed and brown
Japanese black pine
Japanese black pine