Taxon  Report   6504    
Pinus attenuata  Lemmon
Knobcone pine,  Scrub pine
Pinus attenuata
© 2002 Matt Strieby
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Pinus attenuata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Pinus attenuata
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Pinus attenuata, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Pinus attenuata
© 2018 Hayley Ross
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Communities: Douglas-Fir Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Serpentine affinity: 2.5; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Pinus attenuata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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: Dec 10, 2018).

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