Calflora
Taxon  Report   6514    
Pinus flexilis  E. James
Limber pine,  White pine
Pinus flexilis
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Pinus flexilis
© 2009 Ryan Gilmore
Pinus flexilis, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Pinus flexilis
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pinus flexilis ssp. alpina
PLANTS: Pinus flexilis ssp. callahanii
PLANTS: Pinus flexilis var. alpina
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More information about  Pinus flexilis
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 (PIFL2)

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 17, 2018).

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