The Scots pine (Pinus Sylvertris), also known as Scotch pine or Baltic pine, is a part of the Pinaceae family, like Fir and Spruce. Pinus is the Latin name for the Umbrella pine, while sylvestris means "wild, far from habitation". The Scots pine adapts well to different types of habitats. It grows well on mountains, and sandy or gravelly soils, and less well in limestone soils.
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