Skip over navigation

NEN Gallery

NEN Gallery
Home / Private Collections / Starz / Science / Plants / UK Trees & Shrubs / Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris) / March - Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris)
Asset 1 of 1 Previous Asset [ 1 ] Next Asset   [Slideshow]

March - Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris)

Show/Hide_Details
Download:

480 x 640
2142 x 2856

Unique Id:

66864

This item is saved in one of your albums. Click to remove it.. My Albums

pine cones. This tree is widespread throughout Europe. It is native to Britain but is often planted in parks. It can grow up to 40 meters. It has thick furrowed bark. Its deep roots allow it to grow even on steep or sandy soils. The needles grow in pairs. In may it produces reddish female flowers on new shoots and yellow male flowers in clusters on the previous years shoots. The woody cone does not reach its full size until autumn of the second year, after which it releases dry winged seeds at the end of winter. The wood is used for columns, windows, doors etc. Picture taken 3rd March 2006.

Added:
26th Mar 2006 by Diane Earl

Subjects:
Biology, Science

Key Stages:
Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

Keywords:
plant tree fruits cones wildlife

Related Links:

EXIF data:

National Education Network
Developed by E2BN for the National Education Network
E2B® and E2BN® are registered trade marks and trading names of East of England Broadband Network (Company Registration No. 04649057)