Where Are Pine Trees Found?


Pine trees are found in such places as Europe, Africa, Asia, the United States and Canada. Pines are mostly native to the Northern Hemisphere. There are 115 types of pine trees found all over the world.

Many pines have been transplanted to areas outside of their natural habitats. One pine that is found on multiple continents is the Austrian pine, which is found in southern Europe, Turkey, Cyprus and North Africa. This pine grows well in full sun, and it has two needles on each bundle. The bristlecone pine is a southwest tree found in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. It also thrives in direct sunlight; it has five needles per bundle. The Imodi pine is an Asian tree that grows in Nepal, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar and China. The tree flourishes in full sun, and it has three needles per bundle.