Definition of Short-leaf pine
1. Noun. Large pine of southern United States having short needles in bunches of 2-3 and red-brown bark when mature.
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Literary usage of Short-leaf 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)
"NOMENCLATURE OF THE TREES. with P. echinata (the short-leaf pine), ... Short-leaf pine and yellow pine are names given it in the middle and western sections ..."
2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1920)
"Elkhart, Anderson County; VIII, 16, 1915; (H.; in tall grass patches along border of woods, chiefly short-leaf pine); 11 cf, 1 immature cf, 1 immature 9. ..."
3. Report of Progress by Robert Brough Smyth (1883)
"OAK AND HICKORY UPLANDS, WITH short-leaf pine. This region includes the whole or parts of Lauderdale, Colbert, Marion, Lamar, Fayette, Tuscaloosa, ..."
4. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"... general appearance and grain as it does also in general structural qualities, although it is not as stiff as long-leaf or short-leaf pine. ..."
5. A Description of Texas: Its Advantages and Resources, with Some Account of by Oran Milo Roberts (1881)
"... the short-leaf pine district; the Black, Limy Prairie belt; the Mountains and Cross-timbers ; the High Grazing Plains and Valleys; the Staked Plain. ..."
6. Census Reports Tenth Census. June 1, 1880 by Francis Amasa Walker, Charles Williams Seaton, Henry Gannett (1884)
"But since these gravelly hills with short- leaf pine timber in the northwestern part of the state present no very clearly marked points of difference from ..."
7. The Construction of Roads and Pavements by Thomas Radford Agg (1916)
"In the United States, southern long- leaf pine, short-leaf pine, red gum, ... Abroad, short-leaf pine, white pine, redwood and fir are used principally, ..."