Red Pine

Red Pine (Pinus resinosa)

 

Common Names: Red Pine, Norway Pine

 

Distribution: Northeastern North America

 

Color/Appearance: Heartwood is light reddish brown, sapwood is pale yellow to nearly white.

 

Janka Hardness: 560 lbf

 

Density: 2.83 lb/b.f.

 

Allergies/Toxicity: Working with pine has been reported to cause allergic skin reactions and/or asthma-like symptoms in some people.

 

Controlled species: CITES: no, IUCN: no

 

Common Uses: Utility poles, posts, railroad ties, paper (pulpwood) and construction lumber.

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