Pinus sylvestris ‘Hillside Creeper’
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Coniferophyta||Conifers—cone-bearing trees (and a few shrubs)|
|Class||Pinopsida||Gymnosperms such as cedars, Douglas-firs, cypresses, firs, junipers, kauri, larches, pines, hemlocks, redwoods, spruces, and yews|
|Order||Pinales||Cone-bearing plants: cedar, cypress, fir, juniper, larch, pine, redwood, spruce, yew, and others|
|Family||Pinaceae||Pine family: cedars, firs, hemlocks, larches, pines and spruces|
|Genus||Pinus||Latin for “pine”|
|Species||sylvestris||Growing in woods, forest-loving, wild|
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Pinus sylvestris ‘Hillside Creeper’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 28 Jun 2012.
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6/17/2012 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm)