How do they interact with other organisms?

Pinus strobus is one of the many primary producers in nature. It obtains its nutrients via its root system and also from sunlight via the chloroplasts located in the needles.
The tree provides a good food and shelter source for other wildlife.
    -For example, the seeds are eaten by a variety of animals such as, songbirds, ruffed grouse, red and gray squirrels, mice, mule deer and white-tail deer
    - It provides a great nesting site for birds such as the bald eagle.
    - Beavers are known to chew on the bark of the trees.

A beetle called the weevil is a well-known pest to the white pine. It affects the quality and the volume of the trunk, thus losing value in the woodworking business.

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