Taxon  Report   6509    
Pinus contorta  Loudon  ssp. bolanderi  (Parl.) Critchf.
Bolander pine,  Bolander's beach pine
Pinus contorta ssp. bolanderi, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
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(179 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Parent: Pinus contorta
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS other name:
Pinus contorta var. bolanderi

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Pinus contorta var. bolanderi
More information about  Pinus contorta ssp. bolanderi
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: Jun 06, 2020).