Pine cones are shown Tuesday morning on a forest floor in the Kennebec County town of China. Scott Monroe/Morning Sentinel

You’re not imagining things. There are a lot of pine cones on the ground these days.

A combination of factors has likely led to an unusually large amount of pine cones in Maine this year. In fact, it’s a “special” time in the cycle that only happens every five years or so, according to Dr. William Livingston, director and associate professor of forest resources at the University of Maine.

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