Taxon: Pinus virginiana Mill.

Genus: Pinus
Subgenus: Pinus
Section: Trifoliae
Subsection: Contortae
Family: Pinaceae
Nomen number: 28568
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Pinus no. 9. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Sep-2008
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber (fide AH 519)
  • Materials: wood (fide AH 519)
  • Social: religious/secular (used as a Christmas tree fide Man Woody Landsc Pl)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Indiana, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

  • Cultivated


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Dirr, M. A. Manual of woody landscape plants: their identification, ornamental characteristics, culture, propagation and uses, ed. 5. (Man Woody Landsc Pl) 748.
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees. (Mult Glossary Trees)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  • Mansion, J. E. , ed. Mansion's shorter French and English dictionary. (French Dict)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Silba, J. 1986. Encyclopaedia Coniferae Phytologia Mem. 8:167.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Pinus virginiana Mill. :


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image