Loblolly pine

Jump to navigation Jump to search


A coniferous tree, Pinus taeda, found in the southeastern United States. The loblolly pine has a reddish brown heartwood. The wood is strong with an even, coarse grain. It is used for framing, millwork and paper pulp. The loblolly pine was primarily lumbered from 1870 to 1915 (Bucher 1996). It is often related to the Longleaf pine.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Pinus taeda; southern pine; yellow pine

Resources and Citations

  • W. Bucher, Dictionary of Building Preservation, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996.
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998