Calflora
Taxon  Report   6512    
Pinus coulteri  D. Don
Big cone pine,  Bull pine, Coulter pine, Pitch pine
Pinus coulteri
© 2004 Charles E. Jones
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Pinus coulteri
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
Pinus coulteri, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Pinus coulteri
© 2002 Charles E. Jones
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 1.3; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pinus ponderosa ssp. coulteri
More information about  Pinus coulteri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PICO3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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