The Pine Tree

In Canada, the Maple tree and the Pine tree are two of the most dominant and iconic trees. The White Pine (Pinus strobus) is a large pine tree that is native to Eastern North America.

The White Pines are credited as being North America’s tallest tree and there have been reports of trees reaching over 70m.

Pine cones are long and slender and contain seeds that provide animals with food and serve as the trees way to reproduce.

The Eastern White Pine is the provincial tree of Ontario and the state tree of Michigan and Maine.

About The Pal Guy

Ever since the moment I got my first camera I was bit by the “shutter-bug”. My love of nature has become a constant theme of my photography along with architecture, sights and destinations.

Posted on May 5, 2012, in Nature, Photography, Spring and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. Nice photos! BTW, thanks for the visit and ‘like’ on my blog today.

  2. Nice shots. I love the pine cones photo the best.

  3. Great shots and thanks for the info!

  4. I take it from the tags on your post that this was somewhere in the Kawarthas? Nice shots.

  5. The pine cone mixed with oak leaves photo is by far the best pine cone photo I have found anywhere. It’s just spectacular on a Retina display! That said, the rest of the links are broken. =(

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