The commercial range of shortleaf pine has contracted to a considerable extent since the settlement of the country.
In the case of shortleaf pine, an influence is active which will bring good results in the future.
The shortleaf pine ranks second to the longleaf in importance to the lumber industries of the East and South.
The shortleaf pine will reforest the old areas, and spread over a widening territory, if only it is given a chance.
The shortleaf pine is peculiar among eastern softwoods in one respect.
The Norway pine, which may be confounded with the shortleaf pine, can be distinguished by being much lighter and softer.
Mitis refers to the soft, delicate foliage of shortleaf pine.
shortleaf pine varies greatly in the quality and amount of sapwood.
There is so great a variation in weight of shortleaf pine that only general averages have value.
Much of the deforested territory, let alone, will cover itself with a ripe crop of shortleaf pine lumber in a hundred years.