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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Pinus clausa (Chapm. ex Engelm.) Vasey ex Sarg.
sand pine
PICL

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit TR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Single Stem
Bloat None   Growth Rate Slow
C:N Ratio High   Height at Base Age, Maximum 30
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 80.0
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention Yes
Flower Color Yellow   Lifespan Short
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability Yes
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color Brown      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils No   pH, Minimum 4.2
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils No   pH, Maximum 5.5
Anaerobic Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 430
CaCO3 Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 700
Cold Stratification Required Yes   Precipitation, Minimum 40
Drought Tolerance Low   Precipitation, Maximum 65
Fertility Requirement Low   Root Depth, Minimum 28
Fire Tolerance Low   Salinity Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 265   Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) 2
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Fall   Propagated By Cuttings Yes
Commercial Availability No Known Source   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Winter   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes   Seed Per Pound 75200
Propagated By Bare Root Yes   Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor Medium
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate None
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal
Christmas Tree Product Yes   Palatable Graze Animal
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product Medium   Post Product No
Lumber Product Yes   Protein Potential
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product Yes
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 09/20/2020 07:42 PM CDT