Taxon: Pinus contorta Douglas ex Loudon

Genus: Pinus
  Subgenus: Pinus
    Section: Trifoliae
      Subsection: Contortae
Family: Pinaceae
Nomen number: 28435
Place of publication: Arbor. frutic. brit. 4:2292, figs. 2210-2211. 1838
Name Verified on: 25-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Sep-2008
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - South Dakota
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Saskatchewan

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • : Europe


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Check other web resources for Pinus contorta Douglas ex Loudon :


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image