Taxon  Report   6508 
Pinus contorta  Loudon
Beach pine,  Lodgepole pine
Pinus contorta
© Ballard 2000 California Academy of Sciences
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Pinus contorta
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Pinus contorta, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Pinus contorta
© Sherry Ballard 2000 California Academy of Sciences
Closed-cone Pine Forest, Coastal Strand, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Pinus contorta
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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