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Noun: pitch pine  pich pIn
  1. Large three-needled pine of southeastern United States having very long needles and gnarled twisted limbs; bark is red-brown deeply ridged; an important timber tree
    - longleaf pine, southern yellow pine, Georgia pine, Pinus palustris
  2. Large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada; closely related to the pond pine
    - northern pitch pine, Pinus rigida

Derived forms: pitch pines

Type of: pine, pine tree, true pine, yellow pine

Encyclopedia: Pitch pine