Calflora
Taxon  Report   6518    
Pinus monophylla  Torr. & Frém.
Nut pine,  Oneneedle pinyon pine, Single leaf pinyon pine
Pinus monophylla
© 2018 Diane Etchison
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Pinus monophylla
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Pinus monophylla
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Pinus monophylla, 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 monophylla
© 2017 Alison Sheehey
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Pinus californiarum
PLANTS: Pinus edulis var. fallax
PLANTS: Pinus monophylla ssp. californiarum
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More information about  Pinus monophylla
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 (PIMO)

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 20, 2018).

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