Taxon: Pinus sabiniana Douglas

Genus: Pinus
Subgenus: Pinus
Section: Trifoliae
Subsection: Ponderosae
Family: Pinaceae
Nomen number: 28540
Place of publication: A. B. Lambert, Descr. Pinus ed. 3, 2: unnumbered page between 144 and 145, t. 80. 1832
Link to protologue:
  • • the spelling of the specific epithet agrees with Melbourne ICN Rec. 60C.2 (Sabine from "sabinus"), and thus is not correctible under Melbourne ICN Art. 60.12
  • • authorship determined from original literature (by K. Gandhi via e-mail on 23 Mar 2009)
Name Verified on: 26-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • digger pine  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • foothill pine  (Source: F CalifJep) - English
  • gray pine  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • Weißkiefer  (Source: Zander ed17) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber fide,)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States California


  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  • 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)
  • Powers, R. F. 1990. Digger pine (AH 654)
  • Silba, J. 1986. Encyclopaedia Coniferae Phytologia Mem. 8:162.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Pinus sabiniana Douglas :


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image