In the southern 🇺🇸 USA, 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 🇺🇸 USA Southeast.

🌎︎ Map (scroll down) 🌎︎ map.  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

🌲︎ State tree of Arkansas.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  Loblolly pine was a major source of turpentine, and waterproofing resins for ⛵︎ boats. [1]

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]  "Assessment of flux through oleoresin biosynthesis in epithelial cells of loblolly pine resin ducts."  Journal of Experimental Botany.  . DOI: 10.15351/​2373-8456.1076   Accessed .

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