Scots pine USDA PLANTS Symbol: PISY
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Conifer Trees
Pinus sylvestris L.

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Taxonomic Rank: Pinopsida: Pinales: Pinaceae
Synonym(s): scotch pine
Native Range: Temp. Asia & Europe (GRIN); Europe to Siberia (REHD);

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Tree(s); A Scotch's  Pine tree (Pinus sylvestris) in the field.
Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
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Seedling(s); Covered in snow. Poland
Gil Wojciech, Polish Forest Research Institute, Bugwood.org
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Cones; Male cones.
Gil Wojciech, Polish Forest Research Institute, Bugwood.org
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Foliage;
Bill Cook, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s);
Paul Wray, Iowa State University, Bugwood.org
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Cones;
Bill Cook, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org
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Stand; 60 year old stand. Stands in this age (40-60 years_ occupy about 23% of total forest area in Poland.
Gil Wojciech, Polish Forest Research Institute, Bugwood.org
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Stand; 50 year old stand. Poland
Gil Wojciech, Polish Forest Research Institute, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Haleakala National Park (Hawaii)



Invasive Listing Sources:
Hoffman, R. & K. Kearns, Eds. 1997. Wisconsin manual of control recommendations for ecologically invasive plants. Wisconsin Dept. Natural Resources, Bureau of Endangered Resources. Madison, Wisconsin. 102pp.
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2005
Reichard, Sarah. 1994.  Assessing the potential of invasiveness in woody plants introduced in North America. University of Washington Ph.D. dissertation.
University of Hawaii, Botany Department, Hawaiian Alien Plant Studies, 1998