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

Native to 🇺🇸 USA Southeast.

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.

Its growth is improved by 🔥︎ low-intensity wildfire, and made worse by 🐖︎ feral pigs.

Learn more about longleaf pine Pinus palustris

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