List of Trees 31-60

Loblolly Pine

Pinus taeda L.

Family Pinaceae

The loblolly pine is also known as the "old-field pine" because it is known to quickly invade abandoned fields. The pine needles of this species usually occur in groups of three. This is a very common tree in the south. It is planted for pulp and a variety of uses. It is primarily grown for commercial value.