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Pinus nigra

Pin noir d’Autriche
Austrian Pine

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Plant family

Area

Sainte Baume

Flowering months

May,

June

Leaf type

Needle

Height

55 m

Description

A Mediterranean Pine with a pyramidal shape. It prefers to grow in full sun.

The male cones drop off after shedding their pollen. The mature seed cone (female) is roundish in shape, shiny, yellowish brown or pale brown.

Flowers

No true flowers, instead it produces male and female cones.

Leaves

Needle leaf is narrow, pointed, like a needle, e.g. Pinus. In pairs in tight groups, 6-18 cm long.

Fruits Seeds

Cone: male pollen cone is golden yellow in colour, female seed cone is reddish, 5 mm long.

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