There is one red pine in the Park, in the southeast triangle. See Wikipedia entry here.
Red pine against a beautiful backdrop in July
Red pine factoids:
although a native species, it is sometimes called the Norway pine
Intolerant of shade, which may explain the stunting of the tree in our Park
the leaves, or needles, come in twos on the fascicles, and usually break when bent
Four different pines in the Park
Far left is a fascicle with three needles from a pitch pine, along with its spiky cone.
Going right, next is a black pine fascicle with two long stiff pointy needles, along with its cone.
Next is a white pine fascicle with five needles. There were no female cones on the white pine this July.
At far right is a red pine fascicle with two short, brittle needles, Again no female cones in July.
Red male cones in clusters on the left and a larger old female cone on the right in mid-April
Red male cones in mid-April, most having fallen off leaving a corn-cob like base