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    Eastern White Pine: Monarch of the Forest

    By Sheereen Othman | February 7, 2017

    Pinus strobus Eastern white pine trees were among the first trees colonists discovered when they first came to the country. Hundreds of miles of eastern white pine once lined the Hudson River. It was one of the most popular evergreens that blanketed the east coast. These old giants reached as high as 200 feet and extended nearly 40 feet around. The Fight for Independence White pines like those old giants are hard to find these days. Native white pine trees…

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