Taxon: Pinus contorta Douglas ex Loudon var. latifolia Engelm. ex S. Watson

Genus: Pinus
  Subgenus: Pinus
    Section: Trifoliae
      Subsection: Contortae
Family: Pinaceae
Nomen number: 28436
Place of publication: S. Watson et al., Botany [fortieth parallel] 331. 1871 (in C. King, U.S. geol. explor. 40th Parallel vol. 5)
Name Verified on: 29-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Nov-2011
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • lodgepole pine  (Source: AH 519) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: gum/resin (fide HerbSpices)
  • Materials: wood (fide Ency WTimber)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

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


  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. 1986-1987 (HerbSpices)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)


Check other web resources for Pinus contorta Douglas ex Loudon var. latifolia Engelm. ex S. Watson :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.