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Pinus contorta  Loudon  ssp. bolanderi  (Parl.) Critchf.
Bolander pine,   Bolander's beach pine
Pinus contorta ssp. bolanderi is a tree that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).
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Parent: Pinus contorta
Genus: Pinus
Family: Pinaceae  
Category: gymnosperm  
PLANTS group:Gymnosperm
Jepson eFlora section: gymnosperm

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPNPinus contorta var. bolanderi
PLANTSPinus contorta var. bolanderi
Information about  Pinus contorta ssp. bolanderi from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PICOB)

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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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 02/02/2023).