Taxon  Report   6505    
Pinus balfouriana  Grev. & Balf.
Foxtail pine
Pinus balfouriana
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
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Pinus balfouriana
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Pinus balfouriana
© Walter Knight 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Pinus balfouriana, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Pinus balfouriana
© 2012 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Pinus balfouriana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).