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LITTLE SCREECH OWL.

The Jersey Pine.

Pinus Inops, Pursh, Fl. Amer. vol. ii. p. 641. Mich. Arbr. de l'Amer. Sept. vol. i. p. 58. pl. iv.—Monœcia Monadelphia, Linn. Coniferæ, Juss.


Leaves short, in pairs; cones recurved, oblongo-conical, of the length of the leaves; prickles of the scales subulate, straight. It is also named the Pitch Pine and Scrub Pine. It grows in dry sterile ground, from New Jersey to Carolina.