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Shortleaf Pine Pinus echinata
2014-04-14 11:10:26

Shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata) is native to the southeastern United States. This tree is found in 22 states and has a range from 10 feet in elevation up to 3000 feet. The range includes southeastern New York and New Jersey west to Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, Kentucky, southwestern Illinois, and southern Missouri; south to eastern Oklahoma and eastern Texas; and east to northern Florida and...

Longleaf Pine Pinus palustris
2014-02-26 09:04:44

Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) is native to the coastal region from eastern Texas to southeast Virginia including northern and central Florida. This pine is also grouped into the Southern yellow pine species. Alabama has the Longleaf Pine as their state tree. Preserved stands of Longleaf Pine can be found in the Red Hills Region of Florida and Georgia. The Longleaf pine grows in...

Hairy Woodpecker
2005-06-09 09:21:51

The Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus) is a medium-sized woodpecker found mainly in forested areas with large trees across most of North America to Central America. Adults are mainly black on the upper parts and wings, with a white back, throat and belly and white spotting on the wings. There is a white bar above and below the eye. They have a black tail with white outer feathers. Adult...

Red-cockaded Woodpecker
2005-06-02 10:47:11

The Red-cockaded Woodpecker (Picoides borealis) is approximately 20-22 cm long, with a wingspan of about 35 cm. Its back is barred with black and white horizontal stripes. Its most distinguishing feature is a black cap and nape that encircles large white cheek patches. Rarely visible, except perhaps during the breeding season and periods of territorial defense, the male has a small red...

Southern Flying Squirrel
2005-06-02 08:13:15

The southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans) is one of two species of the genus Glaucomys, the only flying squirrels found in North America (the other is the somewhat larger northern flying squirrel, G. sabrinus). It is found in deciduous and mixed woods in eastern North America, from southern Ontario, southeast Quebec and Nova Scotia in Canada, to Ohio and Maine in the USA and into Mexico...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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