Taxon  Report   6509    
Pinus contorta  Loudon  ssp. bolanderi  (Parl.) Critchf.
Bolander pine,  Bolander's beach pine
Pinus contorta ssp. bolanderi
© 2005 Dieter Wilken
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Pinus contorta ssp. bolanderi
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Pinus contorta ssp. bolanderi
© Lucille Smith 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Pinus contorta ssp. bolanderi, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Pinus contorta ssp. bolanderi
© 2018 David popp
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Parent: Pinus contorta
Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Pinus contorta var. bolanderi

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Pinus contorta var. bolanderi
More information about  Pinus contorta ssp. bolanderi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 22, 2019).