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  Loblolly Pine  
Common Name: Loblolly Pine
Latin Name: Pinus taeda
Tree Size: Large
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Rapid
Water Needs: Moderate
Attributes: Texas native
Features: Medium-length green needles and large, brown cones in the fall.
Comments: Tolerates a wide range of site conditions, but prefers good drainage.
Problems: Susceptible to ice damage, bark beetles. Needle drop can be significant.
Firewise: No
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