Pitch pine (Pinus rigida)
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Latin (scientific) name: Pinus rigida
Common English name: Pitch pine
French name: Pin rigide
Exists on dry sand-plains, rocky ridges, and swamps.
Restricted to sites along the St. Lawrence River.
3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.
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