I was born in
the largest city in the state, and by far probably the most rural capital or major city in any state. In fact I have heard Jackson, Mississippi referred to as “the city in the woods,” because no matter where you are in the capital city, if you go to the top of the tallest buildings, you will see buildings poking out of the trees for miles. Jackson
So needless to say trees make up a great portion of my world and why
does have a variety of trees, one species is more common than most others. The Pine Tree is found throughout the state and has been a major source of industry in the area since Mississippi was a territory. Pine trees are so imbedded in my mind that it seems alien when I am in a place where these trees are not found. Mississippi
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