Also called ◼︎ black pine and 🇦🇹 Austrian pine.

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

Map of distribution data, select to view fullscreen. For details, see button 'Map' below or to right.
Native to the Mediterranean.

🗺 🌍︎ Map (scroll down and right).

Invasive > 🇨🇦 Canada, 🇺🇸 USA Invasive > report it! Invasive > 🇺🇸 USA Invasive > Michigan

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)
  On No-Plant List by Seneca Nation of Indians.  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (pages 59 and 63)

This plant is known to be a host for (in areas where invasive) 🐝︎ spotted lanternfly (SLF)  Lycorma delicatula.

Learn more about 🇪🇺 ◼︎ European black pine Pinus nigra

🔍︎ 🔍︎ images Discover Life Encyclopedia of Life Gymnosperm database Michigan Flora Minnesota Wildflowers Missouri Botanical Garden NRCS PLANTS db Silvics USFS Wikipedia