Also called Norway pine (although not from 🇳🇴 Norway—not even close).

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 and New England.   🌎︎ Map (scroll down) 🌎︎ Map (.pdf).   🌲︎ State tree of Minnesota.

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.

Widely planted in Michigan during the 1930s.

Learn more about ◼︎ red pine Pinus resinosa

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