Taxon  Report   6511 
Pinus contorta  Loudon  ssp. murrayana  (Grev. & Balf.) Critchf.
Lodgepole pine,  Tamarack
Pinus contorta ssp. murrayana
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Pinus contorta ssp. murrayana
© 2006 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Pinus contorta ssp. murrayana, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Pinus contorta ssp. murrayana
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Parent Record Pinus contorta
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
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ICPN: Pinus contorta var. murrayana
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This plant is available commercially.
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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: May 24, 2016).

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