White Pine NeedlesWhere "Christmas Trees" like firs have very thick groups of needles, pine trees have long, slender needles.
Here are the very tall white pine trees found near the Purgatory Chasm ranger station:
To be even more specific about white pine tree needles, they come out in clusters of five needles each. You can count them!
White pine trees do not have "foliage season". These photos below were taken in october, when the maples and oaks were all in full color. The white pine was still merrily a rich green, preparing to last out the winter.
White Pine Trees
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White Pine Tree Needles
White Pine Tree Cones
White Pine Tree Bark
Trees of Sutton Massachusetts
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