- any of several pines, as the jack pine, characterized by a scrubby or irregular manner of growth, usually found in dry, sandy soil.
Origin of scrub pine
An Americanism dating back to 1785–95
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Examples from the Web for scrub pine
Below, men were getting out of the car which had driven into the scant cover of a scrub-pine grove.The Golden Skull