Taxon  Report   6520 
Pinus muricata  D. Don
Bishop pine,  Bull pine, Prickle cone pine
Pinus muricata
© 2012 Aaron E. Sims
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Pinus muricata
© 2007 Lynn Watson
Pinus muricata
© 2013 Jason Matthias Mills
Pinus muricata, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Pinus muricata
© 2004 Charles E. Jones
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Pinus muricata ssp. borealis
PLANTS: Pinus muricata ssp. stantonii
PLANTS: Pinus muricata var. borealis
PLANTS: Pinus muricata var. muricata
ICPN + PLANTS: Pinus muricata var. remorata
PLANTS: Pinus muricata var. stantonii
PLANTS: Pinus remorata
More information about  Pinus muricata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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 23, 2018).

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