Taxon  Report   6514    
Pinus flexilis  E. James
Limber pine,  White pine
Pinus flexilis
© 2009 Ryan Gilmore
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Pinus flexilis
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Pinus flexilis
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Pinus flexilis, 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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Pinus flexilis
© 2017 Keir Morse
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pinus flexilis ssp. alpina
PLANTS: Pinus flexilis ssp. callahanii
PLANTS: Pinus flexilis var. alpina
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More information about  Pinus flexilis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 17, 2019).