eastern white pine

noun

Examples of eastern white pine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Four species are native to this northern region: eastern white pine, northern red oak, bur oak and red maple. Smithsonian Magazine, 15 Mar. 2024 Populated and thick with red bark willow and eastern white pine, only a narrow, winding trail sliced through the shadows. Cathleen Calkins, Longreads, 23 Jan. 2024 In the 1990s, Bernd Heinrich and John and Colleen Marzluff — all then at the University of Vermont — climbed trees in Maine before sunset to watch ravens roosting in groves of eastern white pine trees. Ned Rozell | Alaska Science, Anchorage Daily News, 1 Apr. 2023 Calico aster, eastern white pine, southern sugar maple, scarlet morning glory. Tiana Clark, The Atlantic, 17 Sep. 2021 Among the most beautiful and delicate-looking Illinois conifer and one that is native only to the northern part of the state is the eastern white pine. Sheryl Devore, chicagotribune.com, 24 Dec. 2020 Willoughby is also concerned about the fate of the eastern white pine, and the chestnut oak, which is already showing signs of distress. Clive Thompson, The Atlantic, 9 Oct. 2020 To the left of the guest house is a pair of columnar eastern white pines that, like the Katsuras, seem not to mind the very same conditions the birch detest. Bonnie Blodgett, Twin Cities, 12 Oct. 2019 An environmental scientist identified its materials, Moses reports: white oak for the frame and bottom, eastern white pine along the sides. Erin Blakemore, Smithsonian, 4 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1785, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of eastern white pine was in 1785

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“Eastern white pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eastern%20white%20pine. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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