Taxon  Report   6508    
Pinus contorta  Loudon
Beach pine,  Lodgepole pine
Pinus contorta, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

Bloom Period
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest, Coastal Strand, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Pinus contorta
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 31, 2020).