Pinus Glabra grows on the West Coast
This is often called the Spruce pine and is found in the southern area of the U.S on the coast from South Carolina to Florida and even west through Louisiana. These trees are mostly found in woodlands and are more tolerant to shade than other trees. Some people refer to them as the Sand Pine. It has long skinny dark glossy green needles and small cones that are 4-6 cm long.
The Black Pine tree, also known as the Pinus Glabra is a massive tree. The needles are dark green, but in certain areas can look black. It is a coniferous, large tree growing mainly in Turkey but can be planted in the United States. The bark is quite distinctive and are rough to the tough. Many kids just can't wait to go up and pull them off because they look like they are just hanging there. The cone can be seen growing small in the spring months and growing until early fall when they fall to the ground.
Pinus Glabra is commonly known as the Black Pine
It can be found growing from Oregon to South California. This is a very adaptable tree and can grow well in many different types of climates and soil conditions. The black pine tree has a thick, large trunk and the trunk poses a darker black color which gives it its name. This tree can be planted in pots and containers and kept small by pruning or it can be planted in the ground and let go. This tree is a great choice because of the style and color.