Taxon  Report   6520    
Pinus muricata  D. Don
Bishop pine,  Bull pine, Prickle cone pine
Pinus muricata
© 2004 Charles E. Jones
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Pinus muricata
© 2007 Lynn Watson
Pinus muricata
© 2013 Jason Matthias Mills
Pinus muricata, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Pinus muricata
© 2012 Aaron E. Sims
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pinus muricata ssp. borealis
PLANTS: Pinus muricata ssp. stantonii
PLANTS: Pinus muricata var. borealis
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More information about  Pinus muricata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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).