Pinus echinata

Pinus echinata yellow pine

Plant grows in the wild/spontaneouslyPlant is native to PA

Sporting blue to yellowish green, 2 bundled needles that range from 3-5 inches long (hence the name Shortleaf), this tree can reach 100 feet in height and 2-3 feet in diameter over its lifetime.

Well-drained and moist soils; often found in abandoned agricultural fields.

PA-satus: PT (Threatened)
S-rank:  S1S2 (Critically imperiled/Imperiled)
G-rank:  G5 (Secure)