The Truth about Pine Cones: Just about everyone has seen them around the Campuses, but did you know:
- The term ‘pine cone’ is only correct when talking about cones that come from pine trees.
- All conifers produce cones as their way of reproducing.
- All conifer produce male and female cones.
- The cones hold multiple seeds that are released when the cone has matured.
- Conifer sees are wind and animal pollinated.
The images below show a variety of pine cones, as well as a squirrel enjoying the peanut butter that had been placed on the cone!