Taxon  Report   6518 
Pinus monophylla  Torrey & Fremont
Nut pine,  Oneneedle pinyon pine, Single leaf pinyon pine
Pinus monophylla
© 2008 Jason E. Willand
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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 and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Pinus monophylla
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Pinus californiarum
PLANTS: Pinus edulis var. fallax
PLANTS: Pinus monophylla ssp. californiarum
PLANTS: Pinus monophylla ssp. fallax
PLANTS: Pinus monophylla var. californiarum
PLANTS: Pinus monophylla var. fallax
PLANTS: Pinus monophylla var. monophylla
More information about  Pinus monophylla
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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: Oct 28, 2016).

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