// End -->, http://www.nativetreesociety.org/fieldtrips/south_carolina/congaree_national_park_1.htm, http://www.nativetreesociety.org/fieldtrips/arkansas/lwdf_shortleaf.htm, http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/9494. Earle, 1999.03]. 2006. Loblolly pine is an evergreen coniferous species of tree that grows to mature heights of 100 to – 125 feet (30 – 35 m) with a trunk up to 1.3 to 5 feet (0.4 – 1.5 m) in diameter measured at breast … 2 Aug 2018, 11:31 . All rights reserved. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 5(4):183-186. 1). A cultivar of the Loblobby Pine that matures as a dwarf specimen. 1995. Seed cone, Weymouth Woods, NC [C.J. [NCDC 2006] Data accessed at the National Climatic Data Center World Data Center for Paleoclimatology Tree-Ring Data Search Page. This species is often hybridized with longleaf pines to produce Sonderegger pines. Henderson, L. T. and R. E. Schoenike. A new hybrid pine. Chapman, H. H. 1922. Saylor, L. C. and K. W. Kang. It is also used to correct damaged and eroded soils, as well as an ornamental tree; essential oils from the resin has medicinal uses; also used in bonsai. Pinus taeda, commonly known as loblolly pine, is one of several pines native to the Southeastern United States, from central Texas east to Florida, and north to Delaware and southern New Jersey. It was taken aboard the Apollo 14 flight to the moon, and its seeds were planted in different parts of the United States upon return. The bark is thick, scaly, and dark grey. loblolly pine This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Mature tree at Waccamaw State Park, NC [C.J. It is drought-tolerant once Required fields are marked *. Agriculture Handbook 271. http://www.nativetreesociety.org/fieldtrips/south_carolina/congaree_national_park_1.htm, accessed 2007.08.27. Attribution: By Hellohowareyoudoing [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons: 1.28 MB: 02-08-2019 This series of volumes, privately printed, provides some of the most engaging descriptions of conifers ever published. Hafley in 1985 (NCDC 2006). Bragg, Don. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Pollen cones cylindric, 20-40 mm, yellow to yellow-brown. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. Loblolly Pine, in Burns and Honkala (1990). Chapman also claims superior growth performance for the hybrid, but a more recent and quantitative study indicates that height, diameter and volume were not significantly different from P. taeda for a 20-year-old plantation in South Carolina (Henderson and Schoenike 1981). Earle, 2003.11.26]. Diameter 152 cm, height 45 m, crown spread 25 m, located in Warren, AR (American Forests 1996).