Native SpeciesWhite pine

Pinus strobus
FOUND by TheEcosystem
2017-06-06
Old Town, ME
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by kmwbailey
Peer reviewed by kmwbailey
Field Notes
Our site was the edge of a small patch of forested area and field-like space by our school.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
The Needles are 2-5 inches
Photo of my evidence.
The Needles are bluish green.
Photo of my evidence.
The needles are in a cluster of 5.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Pinus strobus
Common name:
White pine
Count of individuals: 
1-10
Coverage: 
Reproduction: 
Flower (plants)
Sampling method: 
Quadrat (user-placement)
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.930727 °
Longitude: 
W -68.655147 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Forest
Trip Information
Name:
Leonard Middle School Biodiversity
Trip date: 
Tue, 2017-06-06 09:30
Town or city: 
Old Town, ME
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Penobscot
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
11 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
People
Tree canopy cover: 
Between 1/2 and 3/4
Soil moisture: 
Moist

Comments

Hi TheEcosystem,

Nice work with your written and photographic evidence. The needles are a very good way to spot the difference between white pine and other pines.

Keep up the good work.