Norway pineNorway pine
Origin of Norway pinePerhaps so called because early English explorers confused the pine with Norway spruce.
(plural Norway pines)
- Pinus resinosa, the state tree of Minnesota, native to North America from Minnesota, Wisconsin and western Ontario east.
Named by Norwegian settlers in Minnesota, from the resemblance of the tree to one native to Norway, probably Pinus sylvestris, Scots pine.