Calflora
Taxon  Report   6517    
Pinus longaeva  D. K. Bailey
Foxtail pine,  Great basin bristlecone pine, Hickory pine
Pinus longaeva, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Pinus aristata
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pinus aristata var. longaeva
CNPS: Pinus aristata
More information about  Pinus longaeva
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PILO)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 21, 2019).