Jack Pine


Jack Pine (Pinus banksiana)

Jack pine is confined to small scattered patches in the province, espically around East Bideford.

Being out of its range, it is stunted and inclined to be quite branchy with a crooked trunk. It grows up to 40 feet in height and around 8 inches in diameter with a narrow, open crown of many short, twisted branches.

It does not grow in pure stands in this province but is mixed with black spruce.

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Sep
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7:00 pm September Stargazing
September Stargazing
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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2:00 pm Autumn Walk in the Forest
Autumn Walk in the Forest
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Autumn Walk in the Forest @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
Woodlands are wonderful places at any time of the year, but a forest in autumn is always special. There are still lots of birds around, the witch hazel is blooming, and many plants are showing