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.

In this area (particularly 🇨🇦 Canada AB BC SK, and 🇺🇸 USA AZ CA CO ID MO MT NV NM OR SD UT WA WI WY):

  • do not move pine logs, stumps, branches, firewood nor untreated lumber
due to possible infestation by the insect mountain pine beetle (MPB)  Dendroctonus ponderosae, which carries various species of 🍄︎ fungus / mushroom  kingdom Fungi.

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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