Definition of Jack pine

1. Noun. Slender medium-sized two-needled pine of eastern North America; with yellow-green needles and scaly grey to red-brown fissured bark.

Exact synonyms: Pinus Banksiana
Generic synonyms: Pine, Pine Tree, True Pine

Definition of Jack pine

1. Noun. an evergreen tree, Pinus banksiana, scrub pine ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jack Pine

jack bean
jack crevalle
jack fruit
jack in
jack ladder
jack mackerel
jack oak
jack of all trades
jack of all trades, master of none
jack of clubs
jack of diamonds
jack of hearts
jack of spades
jack offs
jack pine (current term)
jack pines
jack plane
jack plug
jack plugs
jack russell
jack russells
jack salmon
jack the lad
jackal buzzard
jackal buzzards

Literary usage of Jack pine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"FLORA OF THE JACK-PINE PLAINS. The plants of this region are all found in one or more of the regions previously enumerated. The soil of these plains is ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The remaining 3.1 per cent was made up of western yellow pine, jack pine (eastern and western), basswood, elm, ash, poplar, beech, oak, yellow cypress, ..."

3. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1911)
"SOME NOTES ON jack pine (Pinus divaricata) IN WESTERN ONTARIO.* BY LM ELUS. The jack pine —Pinus banksiana or divaricata—does not rank with White Pine, ..."

4. Forest Mensuration by Herman Haupt Chapman (1921)
"... TABLE XLVII GROWTH OF jack pine, MINNESOTA * * From Bul. 820, U. 8. Dep. Agr., 1920, Table 10, p. 14. 247. The Law of Diminishing Numbers as Affecting ..."

5. Handbook of West-American Cone-bearers by John Gill Lemmon (1900)
"Another small-cone pine, the "jack pine"—P.Sanks- itma—a native of the northern States and Canada, approaches the Northwest in the region of British ..."

6. Michigan Flora: Prepared for the Thirtieth Annual Report of the Secretary of by William James Beal, Charles Fay Wheeler (1892)
"The following seventy species of plants are almost certain to be found in considerable quantity on any extended area of Jack-pine plains: a. ..."

7. The Minnesota Horticulturist by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1904)
"Almost the entire area chosen, which lies east and south of Cass Lake, is solid Norway and jack pine land. In the southwest corner of the tract are a few ..."

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