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Pinus nigra

Observed: 1st January 2013 By: Beagle
Friends of Childwall Woods and FieldsMerseyside BioBankThe Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and
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Pine
Description:

Evergreen with cones and paired needles. Introduced and naturalised in parkland.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Rachy Ramone's picture

Could well be...

...but I would have liked a photo of the bark, as it's quite distinctive, and a measurement of the length of the needles. Pinus nigra have very long needles, 4" + (10cm +) which are semi-cylindrical in cross section, like a capital D. You can often find them fallen on the ground around the tree.

Rachy Ramone

How to take close-ups with cheap phone and hand-lens:
http://tree-and-shrub-id.blogspot.co.uk/p/how-to-close-ups.html
Field Guides for Budding Botanists:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/-/e/B01A8YB0WY