White Pine Photo Gallery
Can I eat White Pine?
Native Americans ate the inner bark.
White Pine Habitat
White Pines (Pinus strobus) grow best in the eastern U.S. forests with rocky moist well draining soil, often near streams.
White Pine Facts
White Pines (Pinus strobus) are massive conifers of the eastern U.S. forests. They are often some of the very tallest trees in the forest. In fact, it is said that some were once well over 200 feet tall pre-colonial times. Their tall straight trunks made them prized for ship masts. It is the state tree of Maine. Its needles are in bundles of five and its cones are slender and roughly 3 to 6 inches long.