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Conifers

Western white pine (Pinus monticola) grows in the mountains of the western United States and Canada growing in the Rocky Mountains, The Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, as well as growing along the Coast.

Smooth-bark Mexican pine (Pinus pseudostrobus) grows near Northern El Salvador, the highlands in Guatemala, and West Honduras and central Mexico. This tree has also been introduced to New Zealand.

Montezuma pine (Pinus montezumae) is native to Mexico and Central America and grows in the mountain ranges. This tree is known as ocote by the locals of Mexico.

Macedonian Pine (Pinus peuce) is native to Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, southwest Serbia, as well as the extreme north of Greece. This pine has been neutralized and grows in Eastern Finland.

Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) grows in the subalpine mountainous regions of the Western United States, Mexico, and Canada, with a small cropping found in the Black Hills in South Dakota.

Japanese White Pine (Pinus parviflora) is native to Japan and found growing in Kokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikaku; and South Korea, and Utsurio-To. The Japanese call it the Japanese five-needle pine.

Hainan white pine (Pinus fenzeliana) is found on the island of Hainan off the southern shores of China. This pine is also known as the Fenzel’s pine and is related to the Chinese White Pine. This tree is a slow growing tree and can be used for lands...

Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii) is native to China as well as northern Burma. This pine is known as Mount Hua pine in Chinese.

Chihuahua white pine (Pinus strobiformis) is found in the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountains in Northern Mexico as well as in southern Mexico through Chihuahua and Durango to Jalisco.

Aztec pine (Pinus teocote) is found only in Mexico. This pine was found growing on the highest peak, Picode Orizaba in Mexico. This pine is also called the teocote pine.

Virginia pine (Pinus virginiana) grows in southern New York from Long Island and continues through the Appalachian Mountains to western Tennessee and Alabamain elevations as high as 2953 feet.

Torrey pine (Pinus torreyana) is found only in California in the county of San Diego with one of the Channel Islands. This pine is the rarest and is considered endangered with only about 7000 trees in San Diego and 2000 left on the island of Santa Rosa.

Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) is native to western North America in sixteen states as well as southern British Columbia, Canada. This tree is also known as the bull pine, blackjack pine, or western pitch, red and yellow pine, as well as Yosemite pine.

Pond Pine (Pinus serotina) grows in the United States along the Atlantic coast from southern New Jersey south to Florida then west to southern Alabama.

Pitch pine (Pinus rigida) is native to the northeastern United States from Maine to northern Georgia and west to Ohio and Kentucky with a few found in Quebec and Ontario, Canada.

Ocote pine (Pinus oocarpa) is native to Mexico and Central America. This tree is also known as the Mexican yellow pine, hazelnut pine, pino Amarillo, and pino avellano. This pine is closely related to the pinus greggii and pinus patula.

Patula pine (Pinus patula) is native to the Highlands of Mexico and have been introduced to Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Brazil, Madagascar, Southeast Asia, as well as southern and eastern Africa.

Monterey Pine (Pinus radiata) is native to the Central coast of California and Mexico primarily the Guadalupe and Cedros Islands.

Michoacan Pine (Pinus devoniana) is found in Mexico from S. Sinaloa to Chiapas and Guatemala in the montane forest, which is one level below the subalpine zone found around the globe. The temperature within the montane is between 43 and 54 degrees Fah...

Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) is found in western North America in the upper mountains and subalpine regions of Colorado’s northern Rocky Mountains. This tree is considered to be invasive in New Zealand.