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Naturalist Report: Eastern White Pine branch

First Name: Anna
Age: 8
Specimen or Artifact Name: Eastern White Pine branch
Where did you find it?: Starved Rock State Park
Write a paragraph about your item. Some ideas of information to include are: Is it old or new? What species is it from or what is its classification? Why is it important? What is its role in nature?: I thought the Eastern White Pine branch was so beautiful, it’s fan-like needles where not sharp, but soft! It is amazing that the tree’s average height is 100 ft! I do not know why it is called the ‘White’ Pine.
What makes it interesting to you? Why did you choose this item?: I chose this item because it was very beautiful, and soothing. And I really like trees, and it’s bright green coloring was nice!