Taxon  Report   6519 
Pinus monticola  Douglas
Little sugar pine,  Mountain pine, Silver pine, Western white pine
Pinus monticola
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Pinus monticola
© 2005 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Pinus monticola
© Corsi 2014 California Academy of Sciences
Pinus monticola, 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 monticola
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Pinus strobus var. monticola
More information about  Pinus monticola
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2018).

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