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Where should we get slash pine seed for Louisiana?

Author(s):

H. J. Derr
T. R. Dell

Year:

1960

Publication type:

Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Primary Station(s):

Southern Research Station

Historical Station(s):

Southeastern Forest Experiment Station

Source:

Forests and People, Second Quarter, 1960

Description

SLASH pine, like many of the early settlers, came to central and southwest Louisiana from east of the Mississippi River. It is flourishing in plantations 100 to 200 miles west of its natural range, which extends from South Carelina through the Gulf South to the eastern edge of Louisiana's Florida Parishes. In fact, it does so well that most planting on former longleaf pine land west of fthe Mississippi River is with this species.

Citation

Derr, H. J.; Dell, T. R. 1960. Where should we get slash pine seed for Louisiana?. Forests and People, Second Quarter, 1960. 2p.

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