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pine barren An area of pine forest in which the various species of pine usually develop as small or medium-sized trees. The barrens coincide with poor, sandy, and to a lesser extent marshy soil, and owe their ecological character in part to centuries of burning. They occur in the south-eastern USA and on the coastal plain of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico from New Jersey to Florida (excluding its southern tip) and into Texas.

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pine barren

pine barren An area of pine forest in which the various species of pine usually produce small or medium-sized trees. The barrens coincide with poor, sandy, and to a lesser extent marshy soil, and owe their ecological character in part to centuries of burning. They occur in the eastern USA, on the coastal plain of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico, from New Jersey to Florida, excluding its southern tip, and into Texas.

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