Taxon  Report   6510 
Pinus contorta  Loudon  ssp. contorta 
Shore pine
Pinus contorta ssp. contorta
© 2007 Ellen Tatum
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Pinus contorta ssp. contorta
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Pinus contorta ssp. contorta, 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 contorta ssp. contorta
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Parent Record Pinus contorta
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Pinus contorta var. contorta
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ICPN: Pinus contorta var. contorta
ICPN: Pinus tenuis
More information about  Pinus contorta ssp. contorta
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 21, 2018).

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