Definition of Northern pitch pine
1. Noun. Large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada; closely related to the pond pine.
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Literary usage of Northern pitch pine
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1. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"The northern pitch pine occurs through here above an elevation of 1300 feet, usually growing with the short-leaf pine and distinguished from it under the ..."
2. Naval Stores: History, Production, Distribution and Consumption by Thomas Gamble (1921)
"The Canadian red pine, the pinon pine, the Engelman spruce, and the Northern pitch pine, have also been investigated. The average yield of oil firom some of ..."
3. Man and nature; or, Physical geography as modified by human action by George Perkins Marsh (1864)
"... Pinus strobus, as it is the most valuable, is also perhaps the most delicate tree of the American forest, while its congener, the northern pitch pine, ..."
4. Supplement to Encyclopædia Britannica (ninth Edition): A Dictionary of Arts (1889)
"... a lofty tree with very resinous wood and durable timber, much used in the South ; P. hrda; P. rigida, the northern pitch pine ; and P. serotina, ..."
5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1862)
"... or northern pitch pine, Table mountain pine, and Jersey scrub pine, and obits fraieri or southern balsam fir, being all that are peculiar to the region. ..."