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A pine growing in a low-lying coastal region of the south-eastern US, Central America, and the Caribbean.
- ‘The open canopy consists of longleaf pine with occasional slash pine.’
- ‘In wetter soils, slash pine replaces most longleafs.’
- ‘In Ocala National Forest, foresters and local volunteers replaced slash pine with stronger, more resilient longleaf pine.’
- ‘Significant inbreeding depression was found for rust resistance in slash pine.’
- ‘The area once boasted the Florida state champion slash pine before it was struck by lightning.’
From slash, a US term for swampy ground.
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