Taxon  Report   6512 
Pinus coulteri  D. Don
Big cone pine,  Bull pine, Coulter pine, Pitch pine
Pinus coulteri
© 2004 Charles E. Jones
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Pinus coulteri
© 2002 Charles E. Jones
Pinus coulteri, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Pinus coulteri
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.3 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Pinus ponderosa ssp. coulteri
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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 22, 2018).

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