loblolly pine

noun

Definition of loblolly pine

: a pine (Pinus taeda) of the southeastern U.S. with flaky bark, long needles in groups of three, and cones having spine-tipped scales also : its coarse-grained wood

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The loblolly pine planted at the White House has since died, according to Williams’ records. Los Angeles Times, "Where to find California’s moon trees, grown from seeds taken aboard an Apollo mission," 20 July 2019 Some entries, like a loblolly pine planted at the White House, are marked with an asterisk to note that the tree has died. Mark Thiessen, National Geographic, "Trees that traveled to space now live on Earth. Here's where to find them.," 8 July 2019 Aside from coast redwoods, Roosa brought seeds for loblolly pines from the South, Douglas fir from the Northwest, and sycamores, which grow all over the country but especially in the Northeast and the Midwest. Los Angeles Times, "Where to find California’s moon trees, grown from seeds taken aboard an Apollo mission," 20 July 2019 The property’s resources include freshwater marsh, cypress-gum swamp, and forests of bottomland hardwoods, loblolly pine and longleaf pine. USA TODAY, "Black Hills yaks, serious senioritis on campus, Pony Express: News from around our 50 states," 10 June 2019 Clayton George walks under a canopy of mature loblolly pine. Ryan Dezember, WSJ, "Thousands of Southerners Planted Trees for Retirement. It Didn’t Work.," 9 Oct. 2018 Most of the old growth forests were clear cut for logging operations or development, and the long-lived, slow-growing longleaf trees were replaced in many areas by loblolly pines or other fast-growing trees for the timber industry. Dennis Pillion, AL.com, "Controlled burns helping restore longleaf pine ecosystem in Alabama," 17 Mar. 2018 Nine varieties of free seedlings were given away including American elm, eastern redbud, laurel oak, live oak, loblolly pine, overcup oak, sawtooth oak, water oak and willow oak. Patricia Dillon, Houston Chronicle, "Thousands of free seedlings given away at Arbor Day event in The Woodlands," 20 Jan. 2018 Cooper helped passed out thousands of loblolly pine seedlings to event attendees. Patricia Dillon, Houston Chronicle, "Thousands of free seedlings given away at Arbor Day event in The Woodlands," 20 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of loblolly pine

1760, in the meaning defined above

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