Bulletin of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Volume 232; No. 673; No. 768; No. 845; No. 1119

Bulletin of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Volume 232; No. 673; No. 768; No. 845; No. 1119

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...which designate the quality of the wood desired for the purpose, irrespective of species, to avoid the present confusion at lumber inspection points. The several species with their ranges follow: Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) occurs on the coastal plains from extreme southeast Virginia to Texas, and in the whole Florida peninsula except the extremo southern part. Shortleaf pine (Pinus echinuta) has its range north of that of longleaf, as far as New York, but likewise extending from the Atlantic coast to Texas and Oklahoma, and running northward to southern Missouri, West Virginia, and New Jersey. Loblolly pino (Pinus tseda) grows in approximately the same region as longleaf, as far north as New Jersey, but not in as largo solid bodies and it is found farther north and west than longleaf pino. This and the two preceding species furnish the bulk of yellow-pine lumber. Slash pine (Pinus heteropltijlla), sometimes called Cuban pine, ranges throughout Florida, northward to South Carolina, and westward to Mississippi. Spruco pine (Pinus glabra) ranges through southern South Carolina, the southern portions of Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi, southeastern Louisiana and northwestorn Florida. Pond pine (Pinus serotina) is found along the coast and a hundred miles or so inland from southern Virginia to W'estern Florida, but not in the southern half of the Florida peninsula. Sand pine (Pinus clausa) is confined almost w'holly to Florida and southorn Alabama. Scrub pine (Pinus virginiana) occurs from northern New Jersey to southern Indiana and southward to central Georgia. Pitch pine (Pinus rigida) occurs from Georgia to New Brunswick and westward to Tennessee and Ohio. 88953--Bull. 232--15 2 Table Mountain pine (Pinus pungens) grows among the...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236892799