Native SpeciesWhite pine

Pinus strobus
FOUND by Ginger
2011-05-19
Oakland
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Davis
Peer reviewed by Trevor
Field Notes
We went out to our trail system behind our school because we wanted to find the diversity of trees in the Messalonskee trail system. The first two days were raining but the day we collected data for this species it stopped raining. We could smell the wet ground, hear the birds chirping and see the green plants like ferns and the leaves on the trees. We searched for the white pine tree and found a small white pine.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
There are yellow catkins a petal less flower that's seen only in the spring.
Photo of my evidence.
The needles are finely toothed.
Photo of my evidence.
The needle grow in fascicles of five.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Pinus strobus
Common name:
White pine
Sampling method: 
Quadrat (user-placement)
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.554600 °
Longitude: 
W -69.714180 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Developed areas
Trip Information
Name:
Messalonskee Trail System
Trip date: 
Thu, 2011-05-19 10:52
Town or city: 
Oakland
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Lower Kennebec
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