Shortleaf pine in Missouri
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Shortleaf pine in Missouri stand density affects yield by Kenneth A. Brinkman

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Published by U.S. Central States Forest Experiment Station in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English


  • Forest thinning,
  • Shortleaf pine

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Caption title.

Other titlesStand density affects yield.
Statement[Kenneth A. Brinkman, Nelson F. Rogers, Samuel F. Gingrich]
SeriesU.S. Forest Service research paper CS -- 14
ContributionsRogers, Nelson F., Gingrich, Samuel F.
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. :
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25608514M

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Shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata) forests and associated habitats contain extraordinary cultural, ecological, and economic value by providing wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities, enhanced water quality, and high value wood products. Despite these values and services, shortleaf pine has significantly declined across much of its state range. Pinus echinata, the shortleaf pine, is a species of pine native to the eastern United States from southernmost New York, south to northern Florida, west to eastern Oklahoma, and southwest to eastern tree is variable in form, sometimes straight, sometimes crooked, with an irregular crown. This tree reaches heights of 20–30 metres (65– ft) with a trunk diameter of Family: Pinaceae. Noteworthy Characteristics. Pinus echinata, commonly called shortleaf pine, is native to Missouri where it mostly occurs in dry, sandy or rocky upland areas in the Ozark region.A medium-sized, fast-growing pine with a short pyramidal crown which broadens somewhat with age. Typically grows ' tall in cultivation, but will grow to ' tall in the wild, with records existing to over . Robert Sutter. Conservation Ecologist, Enduring Conservation Outcomes. Introduction. Shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata Mill.) has a complex ecology and social is the most widespread pine species in the Eastern United States, with a current natural range encompassing 22 states and over , square miles (Fig. 1). 23 Historically, pollen data suggests that the species was .

Shortleaf pine is a major commercial timber tree, second only to Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda) in the southeastern United States. The strong wood is used in many aspects of construction and furnishings such as veneer, pulpwood, naval applications, and lumber. A few of the pictures that I was able to get on a Hawn State Park family hike. Shortleaf Pine all around, Musclewood and Smooth Alder along the creek, and lots of other interesting plants. Purple, red, and yellow from the Tradescantia, Silene, and Krigia blooming. Figure 1: Shortleaf pine prices for sawlogs [Int-MBF] in Missouri from years Timber Product Output Data. The TPO survey is an on-going cooperative effort between the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the USDA Forest Service’s Northern Research Station (NRS). 2 MDC foresters visit all primary wood-using mills within the State every three years. Get this from a library! Shortleaf pine in Missouri: two methods of thinning. [Samuel F Gingrich; Kenneth A Brinkman; Nelson F Rogers; Central States .

Get this from a library! Shortleaf pine in Missouri: understory hardwoods retard growth. [Nelson F Rogers; Kenneth A Brinkman; Central States Forest Experiment Station (Columbus, Ohio)]. Similar species: Missouri has only one native pine species, the shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata). The other five pines included in our flora are nonnative species that are commonly planted in timber plantations, for wildlife habitat, for erosion control, or as ornamentals. Shortleaf pines have been called Southern yellow pine, short straw pine, yellow pine, old field pine, Long tag pine, Spruce pine, and Arkansas pine. Native to 21 Southeastern states, shortleaf pine trees thrive from Southern New York to Northern Florida, west as far as Oklahoma and Missouri, and southwest as far as eastern Texas.5/5(5). An evergreen native conifer, Shortleaf pine has the widest distribution of any southeastern pine species. It commonly attains feet in height and 2 to 3 feet in diameter. A straight single trunk supports a narrow, conical to pyramidal or flat topped crown.