Prepared by Jennifer L. D’Appollonio, Assistant Scientist, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469. Updated February 2018.
Scientific name: Pinus resinosa Aiton
Common name(s): red pine, Norway pine, Canadian pine
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– tends to have red, scaly bark and a straight trunk
– often seen as a plantation tree in Maine
– may be confused with P. banksiana, or P. nigra in ME and MA; see left sidebar on Go Botany webpage