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

Native to 🇺🇸 USA mid-Atlantic and South.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  Pinus hosts caterpillars of 247 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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