Scots Pine

Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris) is a species of pine native to Europe and Asia, ranging from Scotland, Ireland and Portugal in the west, east to eastern Siberia, south to the Caucasus Mountains, and as far north as well inside the Arctic Circle in Scandinavia (including Sápmi). In the north of its range, it occurs from sea level to 1,000 m, while in the south of its range it is a high altitude mountain tree, growing at 1,200–2,600 m altitude. It is readily identified by its combination of fairly short, blue-green leaves and orange-red bark.

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... the past (pre-18th century) this species was more often known as "Scots Fir" or "Scotch Fir" ... Other names sometimes used include Riga Pine and Norway Pine, and Mongolian Pine for var ... "Scotch Pine" is another variant of the common name, used mostly in North America ...

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