Shortleaf Pine Photo Gallery
Shortleaf Pine Habitat
Shortleaf Pines (Pinus echinata) are a versatile pine that thrives in a variety of habitats from rocky slopes to floodplains.
Shortleaf Pine Facts
Shortleaf Pines (Pinus echinata) are very common in the eastern U.S. forests. Its roughly five inch bright green needles grow in tufts of intermixed bundles of two or three. Its cones have thin scales with short prickles and are an inch and a half to three inches long. Shortleaf Pines are hardy, drought resistant and able to thrive in a variety of habitats. They are an important source of food and habitat for wildlife.