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Scot's Pine

Pinus sylvestris

Plant Data

Order:
Pinales
Family:
Pinaceae (Pine)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Male flowers, yellow. Female flowers, pink to purple.
Fruit:
Pine cones.
Leaves:
An evergreen tree with pine needles. The bluish-green needle-like leaves grow in pairs in clusters of two and are slightly twisted. Each needle can be anything up to 3 inches long.
Maximum Size:
35 meters tall.
Foraging Notes:
Pine needles are toxic.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Aroma:
Smells resinous.
Other Names:
Archangel Redwood, Baltic Redwood, Bish Apples, European Turpentine, Norway Fir, Norway Pine, Red Deal, Riga Pine, Scotch Fir, Scotch Pine, Scot's Fir, Yellow Deal.
Habitats:
Heathland, woodland.