scrub pine

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Related to scrub pine: pitch pine, Pinus virginiana
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Synonyms for scrub pine

common small shrubby pine of the eastern United States having straggling often twisted or branches and short needles in bunches of 2

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Spruce Pine, Pinus glabra Walter, resembles Scrub Pine, but has leaves more than 6 cm long and grows in low woods on the Coastal Plain.
Isaac pushed his way through scrub pine and thistle.
I was woolgathering about just such a hotshot on that exquisite morning as my hunting partner and I traveled between covers, when the dog of my dreams broke from shadowy scrub pines into a nearby field.
Ask Steve Ciras why he hikes and backpacks, and he'll mention the view of the northern lights from a remote mountain lake, sleeping in a tent from sunset to sunrise, and the smell of Christmas coming from scrub pines in alpine zones.
In a sweep over the lake as we come in for a landing, the fish are evident down below as murky, black pools, a striking contrast to the brilliant, aquamarine water and the spongy, khaki-colored tundra, populated by scrub pines, stunted birch and black spruce trees, and moldy sedges and grasses.