Definition of slash pine in English:

slash pine

Syllabification: slash pine


  • A fast-growing, long-needled pine found in low-lying coastal areas (slashes) of the southeastern US, commonly harvested for timber.
    • Pinus elliottii, family Pinaceae
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    • 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.

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