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slash pine Line breaks: slash pine

Definition of slash pine in English:


A pine growing in a low-lying coastal region of the south-eastern US, Central America, and the Caribbean.
  • Genus Pinus, family Pinaceae: several species, in particular P. caribaea
Example sentences
  • The open canopy consists of longleaf pine with occasional slash pine.
  • In Ocala National Forest, foresters and local volunteers replaced slash pine with stronger, more resilient longleaf pine.
  • In wetter soils, slash pine replaces most longleafs.


From slash, a US term for swampy ground.

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