Taxon  Report   6504 
Pinus attenuata  Lemm.
Knobcone pine,  Scrub pine
Pinus attenuata
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Pinus attenuata
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Pinus attenuata
© and Buff Corsi 2013 California Academy of Sciences
Pinus attenuata, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Pinus attenuata
© 2002 Matt Strieby
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Douglas-Fir Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.5 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Pinus attenuata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 22, 2018).

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