**133/F-Tree Talk-Scots PINE.

Scots Pine courtesy Wikipedia.

This is are only native pine & is found growing all over   the country in  sandy soils, moors & rocky highlands.  It has a tall straight trunk with  a  reddish bark.  The lower branches tend to fall   & the upper branches straggle , giving the tree a flat- topped appearance.  The foliage is grouped at the ends of the branches in flat plates.  The needles are roughly about two inches long, sheathed in pairs & are a dark bluish green.

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