11 Facts About Pine


Pine is any conifer tree or shrub in the genus Pinus of the family Pinaceae.

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Pine trees are beneficial to the environment since they can remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

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Pine pollen is involved in moving plant matter between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.

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Pine needles serve as food for various Lepidoptera species.

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Pine needles are sometimes eaten by the Symphytan species pine sawfly, and goats.

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Pine wood is widely used in high-value carpentry items such as furniture, window frames, panelling, floors, and roofing, and the resin of some species is an important source of turpentine.

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Pine wood has no insect- or decay-resistant qualities after logging, in its untreated state it is generally recommended for indoor construction purposes only .

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Pine boughs, appreciated especially in wintertime for their pleasant smell and greenery, are popularly cut for decorations.

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Pine needles are used for making decorative articles such as baskets, trays, pots, etc.

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Pine needles are versatile and have been used by Latvian designer Tamara Orjola to create different biodegradable products including paper, furniture, textiles and dye.

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Pine is a motif in Chinese art and literature, which sometimes combines painting and poetry in the same work.

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