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Pinus taeda L.
loblolly pine



General Information
Symbol: PITA
Group: Gymnosperm
Family: Pinaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

Images

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W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington. 1914. Usage Requirements.

W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington. 1914. Usage Requirements.

W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington. 1914. Usage Requirements.

W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington. 1914. Usage Requirements.

W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington. 1914. Usage Requirements.

W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington. 1914. Usage Requirements.

W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington. 1914. Usage Requirements.

W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL. Usage Requirements.

W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL. Usage Requirements.

W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL. 1953. Usage Requirements.

Paul S. Carter. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MS, De Soto National Forest. 1935. Usage Requirements.

W.R. Mattoon. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, AL. 1928. Usage Requirements.

P. Freeman Heim. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL, Ocala National Forest. 1971. Usage Requirements.

P. Freeman Heim. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL, Ocala National Forest. 1971. Usage Requirements.

W.R. Mattoon. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MS. 1927. Usage Requirements.

W.R. Mattoon. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, TX, Warren Co. 1927. Usage Requirements.

W.R. Mattoon. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, VA. 1929. Usage Requirements.

C.D. Mell. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington. Usage Requirements.

Robert W. Neelands. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MS, Neshoba Co. 1959. Usage Requirements.

W.H. Shaffer. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, LA. 1952. Usage Requirements.

Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, AR. 1926. Usage Requirements.

Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, AR. 1925. Usage Requirements.

Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, AR. Usage Requirements.

Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, AR. Usage Requirements.

Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, AR. Usage Requirements.

Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, GA. Usage Requirements.

Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, LA, Alexandria. 1927. Usage Requirements.

Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MD. Usage Requirements.

Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, NC. Usage Requirements.

Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, NC. Usage Requirements.

Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, VA, Southhampton Co. 1949. Usage Requirements.

Doug Goldman. USDA-NRCS-NPDT United States, NC, Guilford Co., Greensboro. February 18, 2012. Usage Requirements.

Doug Goldman. USDA-NRCS-NPDT United States, NC, Montgomery Co., Uwharrie National Forest. October 27, 2011. Usage Requirements.

Doug Goldman. USDA-NRCS-NPDT United States, NC, Guilford Co., Greensboro. March 28, 2012. Usage Requirements.

Doug Goldman. USDA-NRCS-NPDT United States, NC, Guilford Co., Greensboro. March 28, 2012. Usage Requirements.

Doug Goldman. USDA-NRCS-NPDT United States, SC, Richland Co., Congaree National Park. April 23, 2011. Usage Requirements.

Doug Goldman. USDA-NRCS-NPDT United States, SC, Richland Co., Congaree National Park. April 23, 2011. Usage Requirements.

Doug Goldman. USDA-NRCS-NPDT United States, SC, Richland Co., Congaree National Park. April 23, 2011. Usage Requirements.

©Rebecca Weller. TreesForMe. United States, NC, Durham Co., William B. Umstead State Park. October 29, 2011. Usage Requirements.

©Rebecca Weller. TreesForMe. United States, NC, Durham Co., William B. Umstead State Park. October 29, 2011. Usage Requirements.

Doug Goldman. USDA-NRCS-NPDT United States, TX, Bastrop Co., Bastrop. September 23, 2012. Usage Requirements.

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 59. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc. Usage Requirements.

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Coniferophyta – Conifers
Class Pinopsida
Order Pinales
Family Pinaceae – Pine family
Genus Pinus L. – pine
Species Pinus taeda L. – loblolly pine

Subordinate Taxa

This plant has no children

Legal Status

U.S. Weed Information
Pinus taeda
loblolly pine
This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
HEAR USDI, Geological Survey. 1999. Information index for selected alien plants in Hawaii (20 October 2003). Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project, Biological Resources Division, Haleakala Field Station. Makawao, Hawaii.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Hawaii UPL
North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FAC
Great Plains FAC
Midwest UPL

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover