Taxon  Report   6518    
Pinus monophylla  Torr. & Frém.
Nut pine,  Oneneedle pinyon pine, Single leaf pinyon pine
Pinus monophylla
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
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Pinus monophylla
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Pinus monophylla
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Pinus monophylla, 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 monophylla
© 2017 Alison Sheehey
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Pinus californiarum
PLANTS: Pinus edulis var. fallax
PLANTS: Pinus monophylla ssp. californiarum
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More information about  Pinus monophylla
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 21, 2019).