Also called:

In the 🇬🇧 UK, also called ◼︎ yellow pine.  Although do not confuse with sister species sometimes also called that:

Part of 🌲︎ pine  genus Pinus in 🌲︎ cedar / fir / hemlock / larch / pine / spruce  family Pinaceae.


Native to 🇨🇦 Canada Great Lakes and Maritimes;  and 🇺🇸 USA Great Lakes, 🗻︎ Appalachia and New England.

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🌲︎ Provincial tree of Ontario.  🌲︎ State tree of Michigan and Maine.

The white pine cone and tassel is the state flower of Maine.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Pinus hosts caterpillars of 247 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.
  This plant is also known to be a host for (in areas where invasive) 🐝︎ spotted lanternfly (SLF)  Lycorma delicatula.

References

[1]  When the Haudenosaunee decided to end ongoing fighting between their five constituent nations, they:

Learn more about ◼︎ eastern white pine Pinus strobus

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