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Identifying different types of pine trees can be difficult, but an educated observer can focus on specific characteristics to help with the process. This education includes observing the quantity and appearance of needle... More »

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Purdue University's Native Trees of Indian River Walk website contains a list of trees by common and scientific name. Each clickable link takes users to a new page that features a map of the tree's growing area and a pho... More »

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Some trees that are common in the United States are the red maple, loblolly pine and sweetgum. Other common trees include the douglas fir and the quaking aspen. More »

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Pine cones come from pine trees, the most common type of coniferous tree in the world. Pine cones are part of the reproductive process of the pine tree, and there are both male and female cones. Male pine cones produce p... More »

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Pine trees come primarily from the Northern Hemisphere. The trees do best in temperate to moderate climates. Different species grow in many areas in North America. More »

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Pine cones drop from pine trees when they reach full maturation, which is when they reach approximately 2 years of age. These 2-year-old cones are female. More »

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Though grass can grow under pine trees, most grasses do not fare well under these conditions. Fescue does best under pines in cooler climates, while zoysia does well in warmer areas. Grass competes with pine trees for su... More »

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