Red pine (Pinus resinosa) – Red pine, sometimes known as Norway pine, is a pine native to North America. Red pine is one of the most extensively planted species in the northern United States and Canada. It is a medium-size tree with lightweight, close-grained wood that is used primarily for timber and pulpwood. There are 141 feet tall Red pine in Michigan that are among the largest living specimens. It normally ranges from 66–115 feet in height. Red pine is native to areas with cool-to-warm summers, cold winters, and low to moderate precipitation. This species is intolerant of shade, but does well in windy sites; it grows best in well-drained soil. It is a long-lived tree, reaching a maximum age of about 500 years.