Taxon  Report   6511    
Pinus contorta  Loudon  ssp. murrayana  (Grev. & Balf.) Critchf.
Lodgepole pine,  Tamarack
Pinus contorta ssp. murrayana, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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

Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Pinus contorta var. murrayana

Alternate Names:
JEF: Pinus murrayana
ICPN: Pinus contorta var. murrayana
More information about  Pinus contorta ssp. murrayana
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 05, 2020).