Carolina Longleaf Pine & Raleigh
Carolina Longleaf Pine
The longleaf pine a key native species in the state of North Carolina; providing a home to hundreds of plant and animal species in addition to being a vast economic resource. Longleaf pine habitat can contain as many as 300 different species of groundcover plants per acre, and approximately 60 percent of the amphibian and reptile species found in the Southeast. This forested habitat is home to at least 122 endangered or threatened plant and animal species including the fox squirrel, northern bobwhite, red-cockaded woodpecker and gopher tortoise.
Odor profile: The essence of pine needles, a resinous woody smell
Popular use of pine needles:
Raleigh is the capital city of North Carolina. It’s known for its universities, including North Carolina State University. The number of technology and scholarly institutions around Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham make the area known as the Research Triangle. The North Carolina State Capitol is a 19th-century Greek Revival–style building with a statue of George Washington dressed as a Roman general in its rotunda.
Points of Interest:
North Carolina Museum of Art http://ncartmuseum.org/
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences http://naturalsciences.org/
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