These evergreen, hurricane resistant trees reach a massive height of up to 120 ft.
Wildlife interaction: 68 species of bird utilize this species and it provides habitat and food for mammals. http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/tree/pinpal/all.html
The enormous cones make great christmas decorations or the base for a natural bird feeder. This tree goes through several years in a grass stage and then a few years in a “bottlebrush” stage.
Learn more: http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/pinus-palustris