The bud is about ½ inch long, slightly resinous, with a few scales reflexed or loose. Bud is not an overly useful identification tool. In this image the bud is the pointed structure in the middle. It is surrounded by immature female cones.
Karren Wcisel, TreeTopics.com
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Pinaceae, tree, conifer, cone, needle, evergreen, Pinus resinosa, red pine