Dec. 25, 2019

Scotch pine, Pinus sylvestris

Merry Christmas from one of the most frequent Christmas trees. One of the first trees introduced here from Eurasia, Scotch pine arrived in about 1600. It has been reported wild from CT, DE, IA, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT, WI, AB, BC, MB, NB, NF, NS, ON, PE, and QC. Lenawee Co MI, including Ives Fen Preserve, 5/21/15. Pine family, Pinaceae.