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Corsican Pine

Pinus nigra laricio

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Pinales
Family:
Pinaceae (Pine)
Type:
Evergreen tree
Maximum Size:
40 metres tall
Habitats:
Mountains, woodland.

Flower:
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Yellow, no petals
 
The male yellow flowers appear on young shoots. Wind-pollinated.
Fruit:
Ovoid, pale brown, hanging cones (a maximum of 10cm long and 4cm wide). Cones are either borne singly, or in pairs. Seeds mature in October.
Leaves:
Long, green, slender needles which appear in bundles of 2. Needles are long, reaching a maximum of 15cm.
Aroma:
The flowers are fragrant.
Frequency (UK):
Unusual  
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Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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